The River at the Centre of the World: A Journey Up the Yangtze, and Back in Chinese Time

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Penguin UK, 1998年2月26日 - 448 頁
Simon Winchester undertakes a journey from the mouth of the Yangste River to its source. This is the story of the river, it's cities and their people, built around the author's own journey to discover something of the essence of China and her people, the Yangtse being her soul and centre
 

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用戶評語  - jeterat - LibraryThing

This was enjoyable as a travel read, but I thought there were some flaws in the narrative character. I couldn't connect with either Simon or Lily and found most of the specifics of their travel ... 閱讀評論全文

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用戶評語  - PDCRead - LibraryThing

At over 3900 miles long the Yangtze is the river that divides China. South of the river is the rice growing part of China, and north of it wheat is grown. But this divide also brings together the ... 閱讀評論全文

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In Gratitude
Authors Note
Prelude
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Suggestions for Further Reading
Ships and Shipping

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The Three Gorges and the New Dam
In Addition
Index
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Simon Winchester has had an award-winning 20 year career as Guardian correspondent. He lives in New York and is the Asia-Pacific Editor for Conde Nast Traveler and contributes to a number of American magazines, as well as the Daily Telegraph, the Spectator and the BBC. He has written numerous books. The River at the Centre of the World (Viking 1997/Penguin 1998) has been shortlisted for the 1998 Thomas Cook/Daily Telegraph Travel Book Award.

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