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River Town Two Years on the Yangtze

Peter Hessler
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of Pages: 432
ISBN10: 0060855029
ISBN13: 9780060855024
Dimensions: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.924 lbs.
Language: English
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A New York Times Notable Book Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize In the heart of China's Sichuan province, amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling. Like many other small cities in this ever-evolving country, Fuling is heading down a new path of change and growth, which came into remarkably sharp focus when Peter Hessler arrived as a Peace Corps volunteer, marking the first time in more than half a century that the city had an American resident. Hessler taught English and American literature at the local college, but it was his students who taught him about the complex processes of understanding that take place when one is immersed in a  More...  
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