Summer Reading B2G1 Free
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | July 16, 2015

    Annie Liontas: IMG "You Want Me to Smell My Fingers?": Five Unforgettable Greek Idioms



    The word "idiom" originates in the Greek word ídios ("one's own") and means "special feature" or "special phrasing." Idioms are peculiar because,... Continue »
    1. $18.20 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Let Me Explain You

      Annie Liontas 9781476789088

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$7.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Asia- China Peoples Republic 1949 to Present
1 Local Warehouse Asia- China Peoples Republic 1949 to Present

This title in other editions

Jan Wongs China

by

Jan Wongs China Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Jan Wong looks back on her body of work as a foreign correspondent in China in the late '80s and early '90s. Despite the fact that China continues to transform itself, Wong discovers that nothing really changes, and what she wrote then about love, work and living still holds, as do the conflicts over who rules, who survives, and who gets the bigger slice of Peking Duck. With wry humour and behind-the-scenes detail, Wong incorporates a selection of her articles published in The Globe and Mail into a richly narrated journalistic adventure.

Jan Wong's first book, Red China Blues, was named one of Time magazine's top ten books of 1996 and remains banned in China.

About the Author

Over the past three years in her tremendously successful "Lunch With" columns, Jan Wong has been able to combine two things she loves: good food and a good story. An award-winning journalist, she's always willing to ask the questions no one else would ask to get at the story that her subjects don't want told. She is also the author of two phenomenally successful books — Red China Blues and Jan Wong's China. She lives with her family in Toronto, where she is currently a reporter and columnist for The Globe and Mail.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780385259392
Subtitle:
Reports From A Not-So-Foreign Correspondent
Author:
Wong, Jan
Publisher:
Doubleday Canada
Location:
Toronto
Subject:
Celebrities
Subject:
International
Subject:
General Social Science
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
chih 2
Publication Date:
20001010
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 9
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8.23 x 5.45 x .89 in .8688 lb
Age Level:
from 14

Other books you might like

  1. Read-Aloud Bedtime Bible Story Book New Trade Paper $3.99
  2. Looking at Greek Vases Used Trade Paper $11.95
  3. Trupp: A Fuzzhead Tale Used Trade Paper $4.95
  4. Peek-A-Boo Board Book New Board Book $7.99
  5. Poppy
    Used Trade Paper $3.50
  6. The Little White Horse
    Used Trade Paper $3.50

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Asia » China » Peoples Republic 1949 to Present

Jan Wongs China Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$7.95 In Stock
Product details 352 pages PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE - English 9780385259392 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.