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The road to Sleeping Dragon

Michael J. Meyer

The road to Sleeping Dragon

learning China from the ground up

by Michael J. Meyer

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travel,
  • Description and travel

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    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMichael Meyer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS712 .M495 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 296 pages
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935267M
    ISBN 101632869357
    ISBN 109781632869357
    LC Control Number2017007486
    OCLC/WorldCa973199796

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    Animus (Sleeping Dragons, #1), Tabula Rasa (Sleeping Dragons, #2), Gemini (Sleeping Dragons, #3), Shadows (Sleeping Dragons, #4), Nexus (Sleeping Dragon Author: Ophelia Bell.   Finding a Book When You've Forgotten Its Title by Gwen Glazer, Communications Novem Check out selected results from NYPL Title Quest , held August 2, , as well as Title Quest This is an update of a previous post by Sharon Rickson. It can be tough to remember the title and author of a book you read a long time ago Author: Gwen Glazer.


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The Road to the Sleeping Dragon: Michael Meyer In his third book on China, acclaimed reporter and travel writer Michael Meyer provides an account of his 22 years of engagement with the country. His new memoir The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Upis the last book in a China trilogy that spans the past twenty years.

About the Book. Inat the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries, was sent to a tiny town in Sichuan. His new memoir The Road to Sleeping Dragon: Learning China from the Ground Up is the last book in a China trilogy spanning the past twenty years.

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In it Meyer chronicles his experience of arriving in a small village as a Peace Corps volunteer and then trying to learn the country's language, culture and history from the ground up. The Road to Sleeping Dragon won a silver medal for Best Travel Book in the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Award competition.

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Inat the age of twenty-three, Michael Meyer joined the Peace Corps and, after rejecting offers to go to seven other countries, was sent to a tiny town in Sichuan.

Both funny and relatable, The Road to Sleeping Dragon is essential reading for anyone interested in China's history, and how daily life plays out there today. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.