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Encounters with Chinese writers

Author: Annie Dillard
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press ; Scranton, Pa. : Distributed by Harper & Row, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Bizarre encounters between Chinese and American writers

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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Annie Dillard
ISBN: 0819551309 9780819551306 0819561568 9780819561565
OCLC Number: 10723007
Description: 106 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: A man of the world --
The meeting --
At the dance --
Sunning a jinx --
The Shanghai worker --
Some notes on reading --
Saving face --
The journalist --
Zhang Jie --
Disneyland --
What must they think? --
Not too easy --
Singing the blues.
Responsibility: Annie Dillard.

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"Dillard distills her encounters in lively anecdotes, sketches and vignettes. Her charm lies in the simplicity of her storytelling, the way she conveys in sidelong hints the deep love the older Read more...

 
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