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The Resource Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler

Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler

Label
Oracle bones : a journey through time in China
Title
Oracle bones
Title remainder
a journey through time in China
Statement of responsibility
Peter Hessler
Title variation
Journey between China's past and present
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An American journalist living in Beijing offers an odyssey through twenty-first-century China as seen through the eyes of a handful of ordinary people
Cataloging source
SX@
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "P.S. About the author, About the book, and Read on"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Artifact A: The underground city -- The middleman -- Artifact B: The written world -- The voice of America -- The broken bridge -- Artifact C: The wall -- The overnight city -- II: Starch -- Hollywood -- Artifact D: The voice of the turtle -- At night you're not lonely -- Immigration -- The courtyard -- Artifact E: The bronze head -- Anniversary -- Sichuanese -- III: Artifact F: The book -- Asylum -- Artifact G: The uncracked bone -- The games -- Sand -- Artifact H: The word -- Translation -- Flags -- Straight to video -- Artifact I: The horse -- Wonton western -- Election -- Chinatown -- Artifact J: the criticism -- Artifact K: The lost alphabets -- Encapsulate prime -- Artifact L: The misprinted character -- Patton's tomb -- Artifact Z: The sold words -- Tea
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 491 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn133467340
  • 452065
Label
Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes "P.S. About the author, About the book, and Read on"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-467) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I: Artifact A: The underground city -- The middleman -- Artifact B: The written world -- The voice of America -- The broken bridge -- Artifact C: The wall -- The overnight city -- II: Starch -- Hollywood -- Artifact D: The voice of the turtle -- At night you're not lonely -- Immigration -- The courtyard -- Artifact E: The bronze head -- Anniversary -- Sichuanese -- III: Artifact F: The book -- Asylum -- Artifact G: The uncracked bone -- The games -- Sand -- Artifact H: The word -- Translation -- Flags -- Straight to video -- Artifact I: The horse -- Wonton western -- Election -- Chinatown -- Artifact J: the criticism -- Artifact K: The lost alphabets -- Encapsulate prime -- Artifact L: The misprinted character -- Patton's tomb -- Artifact Z: The sold words -- Tea
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 491 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • ocn133467340
  • 452065

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