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Life of miracles along the Yangtze and Mississippi

Author: Ping Wang
Publisher: Athens The University of Georgia Press [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Life along the Yangtze and Mississippi -- The Chinese toilet -- Aurora Borealis -- Ten bodies -- Tough love -- Allen Ginsberg's apology for Buddha -- The biggest dam on Earth -- Xiao Family Village -- Wanzhou orchids -- The last nail in the dam -- Maverick in Three Gorges -- The road to joy -- Morning cloud, evening rain -- Petition -- The Tiger Leaping Gorge -- Lhasa Square -- Old home -- The Grand Canal of China
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Named Person: Ping Wang; Ping Wang; Ping Wang
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ping Wang
ISBN: 9780820353920 0820353922
OCLC Number: 1098251649
Description: pages cm
Responsibility: Wang Ping

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A book about how the impossible became possible - about things that happened in China and America to the people Wang Ping grew up with, met, and befriended along her journeys between these two  Read more...

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A wry, distinctive voice animates Wang Ping's stories. She melds the autobiographical with the informative and comes up with a unified hybrid. . . . She portrays her family members and neighbors as Read more...

 
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