Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip

Country Driving: A Chinese Road Trip

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DESCRIPTION :
After living in China for five years, and learning the language, Peter Hessler decided to undertake an even more complicated endeavor: he acquired his Chinese driving licence. An eye-opening challenge, it enabled him to embark on an epic journey driving across this most enigmatic of countries. Over seven years, he travelled to places rarely explored by tourists, into the factories exporting their goods to the world and into the homes of their workers. Full of extraordinary encounters and details of life beyond Beijing, it is an unforgettable, unique portrait of the country that will likely shape all our lives in the century to come.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781847674371
BY (AUTHOR) Hessler, Peter
PUBLISHER : Canongate Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : April 21, 2011
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Canongate Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 200 mm x 128 mm
WEIGHT : 390 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure
DESCRIPTION :
After living in China for five years, and learning the language, Peter Hessler decided to undertake an even more complicated endeavor: he acquired his Chinese driving licence. An eye-opening challenge, it enabled him to embark on an epic journey driving across this most enigmatic of countries. Over seven years, he travelled to places rarely explored by tourists, into the factories exporting their goods to the world and into the homes of their workers. Full of extraordinary encounters and details of life beyond Beijing, it is an unforgettable, unique portrait of the country that will likely shape all our lives in the century to come.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781847674371
BY (AUTHOR) Hessler, Peter
PUBLISHER : Canongate Books Ltd PUBLICATION DATE : April 21, 2011
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United Kingdom IMPRINT : Canongate Books Ltd
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 200 mm x 128 mm
WEIGHT : 390 g

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
Lifestyle, Hobbies & Leisure