Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062206249
Size: 70.29 MB
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

Strange Stones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Perennial
ISBN: 9780062206237
Size: 75.86 MB
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From a taste test between two rat restaurants in South China to a profile of Yao Ming to the moving story of a small-town pharmacist, these pieces are bound by subtle but meaningful ideas: the strength of local traditions, the surprising ...

River Town

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062028987
Size: 20.69 MB
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A New York Times Notable Book Winner of the Kiriyama Book Prize In the heart of China's Sichuan province, amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling.

Oracle Bones

Author: Peter Hessler
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061834122
Size: 72.18 MB
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In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of China's transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people.

Dispatches

Author: Michael Herr
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307814165
Size: 65.83 MB
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"The best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review); an instant classic straight from the front lines.

In Manchuria

Author: Michael Meyer
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1620402874
Size: 32.27 MB
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Amplifying the story of family and Wasteland, Meyer takes us on a journey across Manchuria's past, a history that explains much about contemporary China--from the fall of the last emperor to Japanese occupation and Communist victory.

Insane Clown President

Author: Matt Taibbi
Publisher: Spiegel & Grau
ISBN: 0399592474
Size: 25.69 MB
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In twenty-five pieces from Rolling Stone—plus two original essays—Matt Taibbi tells the story of Western civilization’s very own train wreck, from its tragicomic beginnings to its apocalyptic conclusion.

Confederates In The Attic

Author: Tony Horwitz
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0307763013
Size: 22.75 MB
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In Virginia, Horwitz joins a band of 'hardcore' reenactors who crash-diet to achieve the hollow-eyed look of starved Confederates; in Kentucky, he witnesses Klan rallies and calls for race war sparked by the killing of a white man who ...