GAGAO Yuan. Also Writes As Hai Lan. Chinese, b. 1952. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: Writer. Shijiazhuang Diesel Engine Factory, Shijiazhuang, China, foundry workshop engineer, 1975-76; Hebei Provincial Foreign Trade Bureau, Shijiazhuang, agent for fruit exports, 1976-78; China Daily, Beijing, China, feature writer, 1981-82; Asia Cable, Lake Oswego, Oregon, political and legal correspondent, 1984-86. Publications: Born Red: A Chronicle of the Cultural Revolution, 1988; Lure the Tiger Out of the Mountains: the Thirty-six Stratagems of Ancient China, 1991. Contributor to periodicals. Has written under the pseudonym Hai Lan. Address: 6-B Escondido Village, Stanford, CA 94305, U.S.A.