"Will the Boat sink the Water?"
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Wu Chuntao (Chinese: 吴春桃; Chinese: 吳春桃; pinyin: Wú Chūntáo) is a Chinese author and journalist best known for co-authoring the award winning Will the Boat Sink the Water (also known as A Survey of Chinese Peasants) with her husband, Chen Guidi. Born into a peasant family in rural Hunan province in 1963, Wu is a member of the Hefei Literature Association, and a recipient of 2004 Lettre Ulysses Award. Her investigative reportage has also earned her recognition from the U.S.-based journal Contemporary Age.