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River town

two years on the Yangtze

by Peter Hessler

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins Publishers in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hessler, Peter, -- 1969- -- Travel -- China -- Fuling (Sichuan Sheng),
  • Fuling (Sichuan Sheng, China) -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Hessler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination402 p.
    Number of Pages402
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23245373M
    ISBN 100060195444
    LC Control Number00049872

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.) [Peter Hessler] on hispeq.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New York Times Notable Book Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize In the heart of China's Sichuan provinceCited by: Jan 01,  · This book name is River Town by Peter Hessler talk about the two years of Peter came to China to teach.

At the beginning of the story, Peter came to Fuling, China to teach the student that is in college English. The town is old and dirty, the road is steep and there is no way to get around except by boat.

There has a river, called Yangtze River/5. Jan 10,  · In River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, Hessler tells of his experience with the citizens of Fuling, the political and historical climate, and the feel of the city itself.

"Few passengers disembark at Fuling and so Fuling appears like a break in a dream--the quiet river, the cabins full of travelers drifting off to sleep, the lights of the city rising from the blackness of the Yangtze," says Hessler/5().

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze is a book by Peter Hessler. It documents his Peace Corps teaching assignment at Fuling Teachers College in Fuling, Sichuan, which started in and lasted for two years; Fuling is now part of Chongqing hispeq.com: Peter Hessler.

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River Town and Country Driving became bestsellers, winning multiple awards in China. His books have been translated into fourteen languages. His books have been translated into fourteen languages.

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+ Read more ISBN: About the Author. Peter Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the Beijing correspondent from toand is also a contributing writer for National hispeq.com 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/5(96).

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