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Behind the Wall: A Journey Through China
Behind the Wall A Journey Through China
Author: Colin Thubron
BEHIND THE WALL is a book as monumental as its subject: "the land of a billion uncomprehended people." Having learned Mandarin, and traveling alone by foot, bicycle and train, Colin Thubron set off on a 10,000 mile journey from Bejing to Tibet, from a tropical paradise near the Burmese border to the windswept wastes of the Gobi desert and the fa...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780060972561
ISBN-10: 0060972564
Publication Date: 8/1989
Pages: 306
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Publisher: Harpercollins
Book Type: Paperback
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By turns witty, melancholic, lyrical, and cynical, Behind the Wall is an off-the-beaten-track account of China's beaten track...New York Times This is the story of the author's 10,000-mile journey across China- traveling by foot, bicycle, and train! He has a gift for eliciting candor from the most reticent or hostile strangers. from the back