The Resource The road to Sleeping Dragon : learning China from the ground up, Michael Meyer, (electronic resource)

The road to Sleeping Dragon : learning China from the ground up, Michael Meyer, (electronic resource)

Label
The road to Sleeping Dragon : learning China from the ground up
Title
The road to Sleeping Dragon
Title remainder
learning China from the ground up
Statement of responsibility
Michael Meyer
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In 1995, at the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries, was sent to a tiny town in Sichuan. Knowing nothing about China, or even how to use chopsticks, Meyer wrote Chinese words up and down his arms so he could hold conversations, and, per a Communist dean's orders, jumped into teaching his students about the Enlightenment, the stock market, and Beatles lyrics. Soon he realized his Chinese counterparts were just as bewildered by China's changes as he was. Thus began an impassioned immersion into Chinese life. With humor and insight, Meyer puts listeners in his novice shoes, winding across the length and breadth of his adopted country-from a terrifying bus attack on arrival, to remote Xinjiang and Tibet, into Beijing's backstreets and his future wife's Manchurian family, and headlong into efforts to protect China's vanishing heritage at places like "Sleeping Dragon," the world's largest panda preserve. Both funny and relatable, The Road to Sleeping Dragon is essential listening for anyone interested in China's history, and how daily life plays out there today
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1972-
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Meyer, Michael J.
Dewey number
951.06/12
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
other
PerformerNote
Read by David Shih
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shih, David
  • hoopla digital
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  • Meyer, Michael J
  • China
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
The road to Sleeping Dragon : learning China from the ground up, Michael Meyer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11974406
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Publication
Distribution
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unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11974406
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 48 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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not applicable
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11974406
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11974406
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
The road to Sleeping Dragon : learning China from the ground up, Michael Meyer, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11974406
Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11974406
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 48 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11974406
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11974406
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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