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Description - Sounds Of The River by Da Chen

In this second volume of memoir, following his acclaimed Colours of the Mountain, Chen arrives in Beijing, armed with a dogged determination to learn English and familiarise himself with 'all things Western', he must compete with every other student to win a chance to study in the US - a chance that rests in the shrewd and corrupt hands of the all-powerful professors. In this remarkable book - by turns poetic, ribald, hilarious, and heartbreaking - Chen retains his indomitable spirit, but will he be any closer to attaining his goal?

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099453826
ISBN-10: 0099453827
Format: Paperback
(198mm x 129mm x 18mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Arrow Books Ltd
Publisher: Cornerstone
Publish Date: 5-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Da Chen

Da Chen is also the author of Colours of the Mountain and China's Son. An accomplished flautist and brush calligrapher, he lives with his wife and two children in New York's Hudson Valley.

Books By Da Chen

Brothers by Da Chen
Paperback, June 2007
Sounds of the River by Da Chen
Paperback, February 2003
Colours Of The Mountain by Da Chen
Paperback, August 2000