A Chinese city hopes to cash in on the success of its most famous resident, Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan, by investing millions in a tourist zone dedicated to the writer, Chinese media said Thursday.
Children play in a sand pit on a school athletics ground in Gaomi, in eastern China's Shandong province on October 13, 2012. ©AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones
Gaomi, a city in eastern China's Shandong province, will invest $107 million in projects to honour Mo Yan, who has set most of his gritty stories of Chinese peasant life in the area, the Beijing News reported.
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