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By Peter Hessler

“Hessler has a fabulous feel of the intonations and gestures that provide existence to the moment.” —The long island occasions e-book Review

From Peter Hessler, the New York Times bestselling writer of Oracle Bones and River Town, comes Country Driving, the 3rd and ultimate publication in his award-winning China trilogy. Country Driving addresses the human aspect of the commercial revolution in China, concentrating on economics and improvement, and exhibits how the car increase is helping China shift from rural to city, from farming to company.

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