Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
Size: 29.29 MB
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062206237
Size: 20.29 MB
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

River Town

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444718932
Size: 20.40 MB
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When Peter Hessler went to China in the late 1990s, he expected to spend a couple of peaceful years teaching English in the town of Fuling on the Yangtze River.

Oracle Bones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061834122
Size: 37.47 MB
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In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of China's transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people.

Dispatches

Author: Michael Herr
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447275071
Size: 59.65 MB
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He returned to tell the real story in all its hallucinatory madness and brutality, cutting to the quick of the conflict and its seductive, devastating impact on a generation of young men.

Country Driving

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847679013
Size: 50.60 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Country Driving illuminates the vast, shifting landscape of a traditionally rural nation that, having once built walls against outsiders, is building the roads and factory towns that will shape the twenty-first century.

The Birds Of Pandemonium

Author: Michele Raffin
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1616204273
Size: 63.31 MB
Format: PDF
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. . This book is about reconnecting with the nature of birds, and the nature of ourselves.” —Jon Young, author of What the Robin Knows

In Manchuria

Author: Michael Meyer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620402874
Size: 77.48 MB
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Amplifying the story of family and Wasteland, Meyer takes us on a journey across Manchuria's past, a history that explains much about contemporary China--from the fall of the last emperor to Japanese occupation and Communist victory.

The Fundamentals Of Caring

Author: Jonathan Evison
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 1781851786
Size: 16.67 MB
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Especially when a road trip like this could go so disastrously, gloriously wrong... Funny, life-affirming and beautifully bittersweet, this is the story of an unlikely friendship and the journey of a lifetime.