Synopses & Reviews
Travel writing describing two years spent by Peter Hessler in China. Well-reviewed in the broadsheets, it was also the winner of the 2001 Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize. "Written with great clarity and affection" "The Times".
This study aims to understand and capture the spirit of the immense, exasperating and ultimately lovable entity that is China. Peter Hessler recounts his two years spent teaching deep in the heart of the country.