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The Resource River town : two years on the Yangtze, Peter Hessler

River town : two years on the Yangtze, Peter Hessler

Label
River town : two years on the Yangtze
Title
River town
Title remainder
two years on the Yangtze
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hessler
Title variation
Rivertown
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Records the author's experiences as a Peace Corps English teacher in the small Chinese city of Fuling, during which time he witnessed such events as the death of Deng Xiaoping, the return of Hong Kong to the mainland, and the construction of the Three Gorges Dam
Summary
Records the author's experiences as a Peace Corps English teacher in the small Chinese city of Fuling, during which time he witnessed such events as the death of Deng Xiaoping, the return of Hong Kong to the mainland, and the construction of the Three Gorges Dam
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2002.
  • Kiriyama Prize for Nonfiction, 2001.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2001.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2001
Awards note
2001 Kiriyama Prize for nonfiction.
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
155508
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hessler, Peter
Dewey number
915.1/38
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hessler, Peter
  • Peace Corps (U.S.)
  • Hessler, Peter
  • Peace Corps (U.S.)
  • Fuling (Sichuan Sheng, China)
  • Travel
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
two years on the Yangtze
Label
River town : two years on the Yangtze, Peter Hessler
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I: Downstream --The city --Shakespeare with Chinese characteristics -- Raise the Flag Mountain -- Running -- The White Crane Ridge --The dam -- The Wu River -- Opium Wars --White Flat Mountain --Storm -- PART II: Summer -- The priest -- Chinese life --The restaurant owner -- Money -- The teacher -- Chinese New Year -- The land -- Spring again -- The river -- Upstream
Control code
ocm45103069
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780060195441
Lccn
00049872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45103069
Label
River town : two years on the Yangtze, Peter Hessler
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PART I: Downstream --The city --Shakespeare with Chinese characteristics -- Raise the Flag Mountain -- Running -- The White Crane Ridge --The dam -- The Wu River -- Opium Wars --White Flat Mountain --Storm -- PART II: Summer -- The priest -- Chinese life --The restaurant owner -- Money -- The teacher -- Chinese New Year -- The land -- Spring again -- The river -- Upstream
Control code
ocm45103069
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
402 pages
Isbn
9780060195441
Lccn
00049872
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)45103069

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