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

Author: Simon Winchester
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author undertakes a journey from the mouth of the Yangste River to its source. This book presents the story of the river, it's cities and their people, built around the author's own journey to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Winchester
ISBN: 9780141937908 0141937904
OCLC Number: 707637401
Awards: Short-listed for Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award 1998
Description: 1 online resource : maps
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 shipmasters' guide; the foothills; the garden country of Joseph Rock; the river wild; harder than the road to heaven; headwaters.
Other Titles: River at the center of the world
Responsibility: Simon Winchester.

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"Winchester is a storyteller...romantic enough to make us yearn to be there with him." --"The Washington Post" "Winchester is an exceptionally engaging guide...at home everywhere, ready for anything, Read more...

 
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