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En el gallo de hierro/ Riding The Iron Rooster
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Publisher Ediciones B
Publication date May 6, 2009
Pages 608
Binding Paperback
Edition Italian edition
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9788498722611
ISBN-10 8498722616
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Original list price $13.95
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: En 1986 Paul Theroux decidio viajar a China aprovechando un año sabatico. Su instinto le decia que un pais tan enorme solo puede conocerse ""sin despegar los pies del suelo"". Y se propuso atravesarlo viajando solo en tren. De Mongolia a Pekin, de Pekin a Shanghai, de Shanghai a Canton, y de alli hacia el norte y por todo el interior del pais, Theroux recorrio miles de kilometros. El resultado es un itinerario palpitante de detalles y anecdotas, en la mejor tradicion del reportaje literario, que muestra sin topicos ni folclorismos la realidad profunda de China. / Paul Theroux, the author of the train travel classics The Great Railway Bazaar and The Old Patagonian Express, takes to the rails once again in this account of his epic journey through China. He hops aboard as part of a tour group in London and sets out for China's border. He then spends a year traversing the country, where he pieces together a fascinating snapshot of a unique moment in history. From the barren deserts of Xinjiang to the ice forests of Manchuria, from the dense metropolises of Shanghai, Beijing, and Canton to the dry hills of Tibet, Theroux offers an unforgettable portrait of a magnificent land and an extraordinary people.

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