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Hessler, Peter 1969-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 225 publications in 7 languages and 7,139 library holdings
Genres: Creative nonfiction  Travel writing  Biography  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Exhibition catalogs  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author, Editor, Contributor
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Most widely held works by Peter Hessler
Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present by Peter Hessler( Book )

18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores how China has changed over the last century, focusing on the role of the Chinese people in this transformation and the country's growing links to the Western world and its people
Country driving : a journey through China from farm to factory by Peter Hessler( Book )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this penetrating narrative account, Hessler investigates China's lurch into modernity as he survives the advent of the nation's uniquely terrifying car culture, probes the transformation of village life, and explores China's frantic industrialization
Country driving : a Chinese road trip by Peter Hessler( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates China's lurch into modernity as the author survives the advent of the nation's uniquely terrifying car culture, probes the transformation of village life, and explores China's frantic industrialization
Oracle bones : a journey between China and the West by Peter Hessler( Book )

10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country driving : three journeys across a changing China by Peter Hessler( Book )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Country Driving is Peter Hessler's account of his travels through China over the past decade - from the fortified towns along the Great Wall in the north, to near inaccessible hilltop villages and the entrepreneurial cities of the south-east, where factory start-ups are a dime a dozen
Waging peace : the Peace Corps experience( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"...weaves personal letters, journals, emails and blogs written by Peace Corps volunteers with the profiles of four returned volunteers whose work today shows the enduring impact of these experiences on their own lives and the lives of others"--Container
Oracle bones by Peter Hessler( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A century ago, outsiders saw China as a place where nothing ever changes. Today the country has become one of the most dynamic regions on earth. In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of China's transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people. In a narrative that gracefully moves between the ancient and the present, the East and the West, Hessler captures the soul of a country that is undergoing a momentous change before our eyes
Jia gu wen : liu li shi kong li de xin sheng zhong guo by Hai si le( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

River town : two years on the Yangtze by Peter Hessler( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study aims to understand and capture the spirit of the immense, exasperating and ultimately lovable entity that is China. Peter Hessler recounts his two years spent teaching deep in the heart of the country. This text presents an account of American aid worker Peter Hessler's time spent in the town of Fuling on the Yangtze River during the late 1990s, a time of great change for China. He observes the natural beauty of the area and shares the lives of the local people. He directs a production of "Hamlet" and runs in the town marathon. He also discusses how national and international events such as the construction of the Three Gorges Dam and the return of Hong Kong to the mainland affected the people of Fuling
Chinese sentiment by Shen Wei( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xiao shi zhong de jiang cheng : yi wei xi fang zuo jia zai chang jiang gu cheng tan suo zhong guo by Hai si le( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Über Land : Begegnungen im neuen China by Peter Hessler( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in German and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jian kang wei shi : mian yi yu nei fen mi by Peter Hessler( Book )

3 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in Chinese and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sur les routes du nouveau monde : voyages dans la modernité chinoise by Peter Hessler( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xun lu Zhongguo : cong xiang cun dao gong chang de zi jia zhi lu = Country driving by Peter Hessler( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jia gu wen : liu li shi kong li de xin sheng Zhongguo by Peter Hessler( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xun lu Zhongguo / Country driving : a journey through China from farm to factory / Peter Hessler by Peter Hessler( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptive Gruppenantennen für mobile Funkstationen : zwei Verfahren mit experimentellen Ergebnissen by Peter Hessler( )

3 editions published in 2001 in German and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xun lu Zhongguo : Cong xiang cun dao gong chang de zi jia zhi lü = Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory by Peter Hessler( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Chinese and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jia gu wen : yi ci zhan bu dang dai Zhongguo de lu cheng by Haisile( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Chinese and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Oracle bones : a journey between China's past and present
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Country driving : a journey through China from farm to factoryCountry driving : a Chinese road tripOracle bones : a journey between China and the WestCountry driving : three journeys across a changing ChinaOracle bonesRiver town : two years on the YangtzeCountry driving : a Chinese road trip
Alternative Names
Bi de Hai si le 1969-

Bide Haisile 1969-

Hai si le, Bi de 1969-

Haisile, Bide 1969-

He, Wei 1969-

Hessler Peter

Hewei 1969-

Ho, Wei 1969-

Peter Hessler Amerikaans schrijver

Peter Hessler US-amerikanischer Journalist

Wei, Ho

Wei, Ho 1969-

پیتر هسلر

헤슬러, 피터 1969-

ヘスラー, ピーター

何, 偉 1969-

何偉 1969-

彼得·海斯勒 美国作家、记者

彼得海斯勒 1969-

海斯勒, 彼得 1969-

Languages
English (105)

Chinese (27)

German (9)

Hungarian (4)

French (3)

Polish (2)

Dutch (2)