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9780719564406 - Oracle Bones by Peter Hessler

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Hardcover; London: Hessler, Peter., Harpercollins Pub., Nd (2006), C, 2006;


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Oracle Bones

Hessler, Peter

Hessler, Peter., HarperCollins Pub., nd (2006), c. Used - Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. 100% Money Back Guarantee. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

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London: John Murray, 2006. 491pp. Map. Size: 8vo. First Edition.. Hard Cover. Vg/Vg.

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London: John Murray, 2006. First edition, 2006. Hardback. 491pp. Black cloth boards with silver lettering to spine. Dust jacket. Oracle Bones tells its engaging and compelling story through the lives of a handful of ordinary people. The author himself is a Westerner, a journalist living in Beijing. The narrative tracks his story along with that of Polat, a trader and member of a forgotten ethnic minority, who moves to the West in search of political freedom and a new life; William Jefferson Foster, who grew up in an illiterate family in a remote village; Emily, a migrant factory worker in a city without a past; and Chen Mengjia, a scholar of oracle-bone inscriptions - the earliest known writing in East Asia - and a man whose mysterious story has been lost since his suicide years ago, at the beginning of the Cultural Revolution. All of them migrants, emigrants or wanderers who find themselves far from home, their lives dramatically changed by historical forces they are struggling to understand. Hessler helps ... Read more

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Oracle Bones

Peter Hessler

2006-03-09. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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Oracle Bones

Peter Hessler

Hessler, Peter., HarperCollins Pub., nd (2006), c, 2006-01-01. 3rd Prubrubg. Hardcover. Good.

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