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An acclaimed National Public Radio reporter takes a dramatic journey along China's Route 312 from its start in the boomtown of Shanghai to its end on the border with Kazakhstan. Along the way, he poses crucial questions regarding China's future as a super power.

About the Author

Rob Gifford first went to China in 1987 as a twenty-year-old language student. He has spent much of the last twenty years studying and reporting there. From 1999 to 2005, he was the Beijing correspondent of National Public Radio, and he traveled all over China and the rest of Asia reporting for Morning Edition and All Things Considered. He is now NPRs London bureau chief.

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Travel Maven, January 19, 2010 (view all comments by Travel Maven)
This compelling travel story is loaded with colorful characters, personal experiences, and provative opinions as the author travels from Shanghai to the border of Kazakhstan along the northern fork of the ancient Silk Road. Depending on your spirit for adventure, it'll either make you want to pack your bags and go or scratch China off your list forever.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780812975246
Author:
Gifford, Rob
Publisher:
Random House Trade
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
International - Economics
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Asia - China
Subject:
China
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Travel
Subject:
China Social life and customs.
Subject:
China Description and travel.
Subject:
Economics - International
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Subject:
china;travel;non-fiction;history;politics;asia;current affairs;memoir;geopolitics;travelogue;culture;globalization
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20080731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16-PP COLOR PHOTO INSERT; MAP
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
8 x 5.13 x 0.76 in 0.6 lb

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"Synopsis" by , An acclaimed National Public Radio reporter takes a dramatic journey along China's Route 312 from its start in the boomtown of Shanghai to its end on the border with Kazakhstan. Along the way, he poses crucial questions regarding China's future as a super power.
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