Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
Size: 63.74 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: 59.66 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 ...

Oracle Bones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061834122
Size: 20.66 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.

River Town

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444718932
Size: 10.55 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.

Dispatches

Author: Michael Herr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307814165
Size: 52.57 MB
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"The best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review); an instant classic straight from the front lines.

Country Driving

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847679013
Size: 71.30 MB
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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.

In Manchuria

Author: Michael Meyer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620402874
Size: 37.88 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.

Insane Clown President

Author: Matt Taibbi
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0399592474
Size: 70.98 MB
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In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone—plus two original essays—Matt Taibbi tells the story of Western civilization’s very own train wreck, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion.