The River at the Center of the World

The River at the Center of the World

Rising in the mountains of the Tibetan border, the Yangtze River, the symbolic heart of China, pierces 3,900 miles of rugged country before debouching into the oily swells of the East China Sea. Connecting China's heartland cities with the volatile coastal giant, Shanghai, it has also historically connected China to the outside world through its nearly one thousand miles of navigable waters. To travel those waters is to travel back in history, to sense the soul of… (more)

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Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (April 08, 2014)

Collection: Henry Holt and Co.

Language: English


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