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The river at the center of the world : a journey up the Yangtze and back in Chinese time

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: New York : Picador/Henry Holt, 2004, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Picador edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 0312423373 9780312423377
OCLC Number: 54927491
Description: xviii, 414 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: The plan --
The mouth, open wide --
The city without a past --
The first reach --
City of victims --
Rising waters --
Crushed, torn and curled --
Swimming --
A new Great Wall --
The shipmaster's guide --
The foothills --
The garden country of Joseph Rock --
The river wild --
Harder than the road to heaven --
Headwaters --
Afterword: The Yangtze.
Other Titles: Journey up the Yangtze and back in Chinese time
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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