Cathay: a journey in search of old China

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Prentice Hall Press, 1991 - Travel - 304 pages
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An exquisitely realized account of one man's pilgrimage in China's forbidden past. For Fergus Bordewich, entering the labyrinth that is China and finding vestiges of a rapidly vanishing world was the challenge of a lifetime, and his eye-opening revelations offer a China to tantalize the eye and the imagination.

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CHAPTER THREE Vibrato
49
CHAPTER SEVEN The Mountain God
143
CHAPTER EIGHT The Ten Thousand Things
167
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About the author (1991)

Bordewich is a journalist who has traveled widely in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. He was invited to the People's Republic of China to train the staff of the English-language Features Section of Xinhua, the official Chinese government news agency.

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