River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.) por Peter Hessler

April 20, 2019

River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.) por Peter Hessler

Titulo del libro: River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)

Autor: Peter Hessler

Número de páginas: 399 páginas

Fecha de lanzamiento: May 1, 2006

ISBN: 0060855029

Editor: PERENNIAL

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Peter Hessler con River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze (P.S.)

Texto en inglés. Viajes. Tapa blanda de editorial ilustrada. Como nuevo. 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. Like many other small cities in this ever-evolving country, Fuling is heading down a new path of change and growth, which came into remarkably sharp focus when Peter Hessler arrived as a Peace Corps volunteer, marking the first time in more than half a century that the city had an American resident. Hessler taught English and American literature at the local college, but it was his students who taught him about the complex processes of understanding that take place when one is immersed in a radically different society. Poignant, thoughtful, funny, and enormously compelling, River Town is an unforgettable portrait of a city that is seeking to understand both what it was and what it someday will be.