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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong by Edward Gargan - First Edition - 2002 - from Books of the World (SKU: RWARE0000001267)

The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

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The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong

by Edward Gargan

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ISBN 10
0375405844
ISBN 13
9780375405846
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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. Hardcover.First Edition (stated). Fine book in a Near Fine jacket. Interior pristine. Spine straight and tight. Light edgewear to jacket. Not from a library. No remainder mark. Not clipped. 332 pages. The chronicle of a remarkable three thousand mile journey down the Mekong River as it runs through China, Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.

Synopsis

Edward A. Gargan worked as a foreign correspondent and bureau chief for the New York Times in West Africa, China, India, and Hong Kong, was a magazine writer for the Los Angeles Times , and now covers Asia for Newsday . He was an Edward R. Murrow Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and is the author of China’s Fate . He is based in Beijing and has a home on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

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Bookseller
Books of the World US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
RWARE0000001267
Title
The River's Tale: A Year on the Mekong
Author
Edward Gargan
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Near Fine
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0375405844
ISBN 13
9780375405846
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
2002
Keywords
travel, travelogue, Mekong, Mekong River, Mekong Delta, China, Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indochina, Indo-China, Southeast Asia
Bookseller catalogs
Exploration, Expeditions, and Discoveries; China; Laos; Asia; Thailand; Vietnam and the Vietnam War;
Size
4to

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