River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

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Price
$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
Pages
432
Dimensions
5.32 X 8.02 X 1.06 inches | 0.71 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780060855024

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About the Author

Peter Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the Beijing correspondent from 2000 to 2007, and is also a contributing writer for National Geographic. He is the author of River Town, which won the Kiriyama Prize; Oracle Bones, which was a finalist for the National Book Award; and, most recently, Country Driving. He won the 2008 National Magazine Award for excellence in reporting, and he was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2011. He lives in Cairo.

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