Oracle Bones

Oracle Bones

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A century ago, outsiders saw China as a place where nothing ever changes. Today the country has become one of the most dynamic regions on earth. That sense of time - the contrast between past and present, and the rhythms that emerge in a vast, ever-evolving country - is brilliantly illuminated by Peter Hessler in Oracle Bones, a book that explores the human side of China's transformation. Hessler tells the story of modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world as seen through the lives of a handful of ordinary people.

ISBN: 9780060826581

Published Date: April 25, 2006

Publisher: Harper Collins

Language: English

Page Count: 491

Size: 9.31" l x 6.26" w x 1.26" h