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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

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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 through time in China
Title variation remainder
a journey between Chinas 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
Summary
Chronicles the author's drive across northern China, during which he investigated a rural region being abandoned for jobs in the southeast; his stay in a small farming village; and his years of research in Lishui, a small city
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2007.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
163026
Cataloging source
NOV
Dewey number
951
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS712
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a journey between China's past and present
Label
Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. insights, interviews & more..."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • nb
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 491, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Lccn
2005052607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Oracle bones : a journey through time in China, Peter Hessler
Publication
Copyright
Note
"P.S. insights, interviews & more..."--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • volume
Carrier category code
  • nb
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Harper Perennial edition.
Extent
xi, 491, 16 pages
Isbn
9780060826598
Lccn
2005052607
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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