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A Single Pebble

Authors: Hersey, John
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC019000
ISBN: 9780593080726, Related ISBNs: 0394445627, 0394756975, 0593080726, 9780394445625, 9780394756974
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites. Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze -- until the interplay of his life with theirs comes to a dramatic climax.

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