Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China
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- Started reading:
- 2011-03-15 03:29:19
- Finished reading:
- 2011-03-31 07:40:22
Writing about his experiences in China, Hessler manages to maintain an outsider’s view of the country while providing a deep insight into the changes occurring in modern China with stories of ordinary people from a variety of backgrounds. Having read about his experiences in the Peace Corps as an English teacher in Fuling, I value his insight and ability to paint vignettes of life in China, so this book is a delight to read. There’s a great deal of insight into Chinese culture through the lens of language and language reforms that is illuminated by the stories of the people portrayed throughout.