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River town : two years on the Yangtze

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Named Person: Peter Hessler; Peter Hessler
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hessler
ISBN: 0060855029 9780060855024
OCLC Number: 71340332
Notes: First Harper Perennial edition published 2006.
Includes P.S. insights, interviews & more (cover).
Description: 402 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Contents: PART I: Downstream --The city --
Shakespeare with Chinese characteristics --
Raise the Flag Mountain --
Running --
The White Crane Ridge --The dam --
The Wu River --
Opium Wars --
White Flat Mountain --
Storm --
PART II: Summer --
The priest --
Chinese life --
The restaurant owner --
Money --
The teacher --
Chinese New Year --
The land --
Spring again --
The river --
Upstream.
Responsibility: Peter Hessler.
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