River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze [1st Harper Perennial ed] 0060195444, 9780062028983, 9780060855024, 0060855029

In the heart of China's Sichuan province, tucked away amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the

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English Pages 402, 16 pages : maps ; 21 cm Year 2006

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze [1st Harper Perennial ed]
 0060195444, 9780062028983, 9780060855024, 0060855029

Table of contents :
Downstream --The city --
Shakespeare with Chinese characteristics --
Raise the Flag Mountain --
Running --
The White Crane Ridge --The dam --
The Wu River --
Opium Wars --
White Flat Mountain --
Storm --
Summer --
The priest --
Chinese life --
The restaurant owner --
Money --
The teacher --
Chinese New Year --
The land --
Spring again --
The river --
Upstream.

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