Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
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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: 67.82 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: 15.59 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: 56.18 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: 49.81 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: 43.93 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.

Insane Clown President

Author: Matt Taibbi
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0399592474
Size: 33.10 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.

Dog Soldiers

Author: Robert Stone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780395860250
Size: 14.18 MB
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Three people caught in the world of drug dealing attempt to realize their idle dreams

Confederates In The Attic

Author: Tony Horwitz
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307763013
Size: 14.74 MB
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In Virginia, Horwitz joins a band of 'hardcore' reenactors who crash-diet to achieve the hollow-eyed look of starved Confederates; in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and calls for race war sparked by the killing of a white man who ...

A Fork In The Road

Author: James Oseland
Publisher: Lonely Planet
ISBN: 1743601107
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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher A Fork in the Road: Tales of Food, Pleasure and Discovery on the Road 2014 James Beard Award Nominee and 2014 Society of Travel Writers Foundation Thomas Lowell Travel Journalism ...