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The man who loved China

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A portrait of the mid-twentieth-century scientist and adventurer traces his British government mission to China, his love affair with visiting student Lu Gwei-Djen, and his pivotal influence on the Western world's understanding of China's culture and history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 9780061556272 0061556270
OCLC Number: 814368749
Notes: Unabridged.
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Performer(s): Read by the author.
Description: 8 sound discs (9 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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A portrait of the mid-twentieth-century scientist and adventurer traces his British government mission to China, his love affair with visiting student Lu Gwei-Djen, and his pivotal influence on the Western world's understanding of China's culture and history.

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