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The Resource Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler

Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler

Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present
Title
Oracle bones
Title remainder
a journey between China's past and present
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hessler
Title variation
Journey between China's past and present
Title variation remainder
a journey between Chinas past and present
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Chronicles the author's drive across northern China, during which he investigated a rural region being abandoned for jobs in the southeast; his stay in a small farming village; and his years of research in Lishui, a small city
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
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163026
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hessler, Peter
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS712
LC item number
.H458 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
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a journey between China's past and present
Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-467) and index
Contents
I: Artifact A: The underground city -- The middleman -- Artifact B: The written world -- The voice of America -- The broken bridge -- Artifact C: The wall -- The overnight city -- II: Starch -- Hollywood -- Artifact D: The voice of the turtle -- At night you're not lonely -- Immigration -- The courtyard -- Artifact E: The bronze head -- Anniversary -- Sichuanese -- III: Artifact F: The book -- Asylum -- Artifact G: The uncracked bone -- The games -- Sand -- Artifact H: The word -- Translation -- Flags -- Straight to video -- Artifact I: The horse -- Wonton western -- Election -- Chinatown -- Artifact J: the criticism -- Artifact K: The lost alphabets -- Encapsulate prime -- Artifact L: The misprinted character -- Patton's tomb -- Artifact Z: The sold words -- Tea
Control code
ocm61247415
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 491 p.
Isbn
9780060826581
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005052607
Other control number
9780060826581
Other physical details
ill., map
Label
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present, Peter Hessler
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 459-467) and index
Contents
I: Artifact A: The underground city -- The middleman -- Artifact B: The written world -- The voice of America -- The broken bridge -- Artifact C: The wall -- The overnight city -- II: Starch -- Hollywood -- Artifact D: The voice of the turtle -- At night you're not lonely -- Immigration -- The courtyard -- Artifact E: The bronze head -- Anniversary -- Sichuanese -- III: Artifact F: The book -- Asylum -- Artifact G: The uncracked bone -- The games -- Sand -- Artifact H: The word -- Translation -- Flags -- Straight to video -- Artifact I: The horse -- Wonton western -- Election -- Chinatown -- Artifact J: the criticism -- Artifact K: The lost alphabets -- Encapsulate prime -- Artifact L: The misprinted character -- Patton's tomb -- Artifact Z: The sold words -- Tea
Control code
ocm61247415
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xi, 491 p.
Isbn
9780060826581
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005052607
Other control number
9780060826581
Other physical details
ill., map

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