The Long March. Translated by Austryn Wainhouse. New York: The World Publishing, 1958. English translation of La longue marche (Paris: Gallimard, 1957).
From the publisher:
Beauvoir turns her attention eastward to China and paints a masterly picture of that nation in modern times. Honest and detailed, it comes from de Beauvoir’s personal journey through the country: “I have tried to evaluate all the knowledge gained at first-hand, by actually seeing places and talking with people,” she said, poignantly, noting how the Chinese “are fighting hard to build a human world.