Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
Size: 45.49 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: 17.56 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 ...

Dispatches

Author: Michael Herr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307814165
Size: 49.64 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.

River Town

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1444718932
Size: 10.57 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: 55.83 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.

Unnatural Selection

Author: Mara Hvistendahl
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459614577
Size: 50.72 MB
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Mara Hvistendahl has written a stunning, impeccably-researched book that does not flinch from examining not only the consequences of the misbegotten policies of sex selection but Western complicity with them"--

Far And Away

Author: Andrew Solomon
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476795045
Size: 59.45 MB
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Solomon demonstrates both how history is altered by individuals, and how personal identities are altered when governments alter.

Dog Soldiers

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395860250
Size: 43.62 MB
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Three people caught in the world of drug dealing attempt to realize their idle dreams