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Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China

Bordewich, Fergus M.

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ISBN 10: 0132021366 / ISBN 13: 9780132021364
Published by Prentice Hall Press/Simon & Schuster, 1991
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Type: Hardback First Printing. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in FINE Condition. Mylar Jacket Cover. Introduction by Jan Morris. Fergus Bordewich seeks out the hidden China: The China of tradition, religious speculation, artistic fulfillment, as he searches for the legacies of China's past. Binding of green quarter cloth with gilt titles, ivory boards, very clean, completely unmarked, square, with sharp corners. Rough cut. Internals immaculate. Chinese illustration on chapter separation pages and also smaller ones at divisions within chapters. 304 pages. 9.5 x 6.5 inches. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1991. Bookseller Inventory # 012504

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Title: Cathay: A Journey in Search of Old China

Publisher: Prentice Hall Press/Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition...

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The author takes the reader on his travels through China and its forbidden past as he journeys from the Gates of Hell to the Alter of Heaven, discovers hidden villages, and climbs mist-wreathed sacred mountains

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Fergus M. Bordewichs other books include My Mothers Ghost, a memoir, and Killing the White Mans Indian: Reinventing Native Americans at the End of the Twentieth Century. As a journalist, he has traveled widely in Asia, the Middle East, and Europe. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Readers Digest, Smithsonian, American Heritage, and many other publications.

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