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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

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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. But what he experienced -- the natural beauty, cultural tension, and complex process of understanding that takes place when one is thrust into a radically different society -- surpassed anything he could have imagined. Hessler observes firsthand how major events such as the death of Deng Xiaoping, the return of Hong Kong to the mainland, and the controversial ...

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze 2006, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060855024

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze 2002, Harper Perennial

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze 2002, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780719564802

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze 2001, Harper, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060195441

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze 2001, John Murray Publishers Ltd, London

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