The Resource China

China

Label
China
Title
China
Creator
Subject
Summary
The “unparalleled master of the historical saga" (Newsweek) and internationally bestselling author of Paris and New York takes on an exhilarating new world with his trademark epic style in China: The NovelEdward Rutherfurd has enthralled millions of readers with his grand, sweeping historical sagas that tell the history of a famous place over multiple generations. Now, in China: The Novel, Rutherfurd takes readers into the rich and fascinating milieu of the Middle Kingdom.The story begins in 1839, at the dawn of the First Opium War, and follows Chinese history through Mao's Cultural Revolution and up to the present day. Rutherfurd chronicles the rising and falling fortunes of members of Chinese, British, and American families, as they negotiate the tides of history. Along the way, in his signature style, Rutherfurd provides a deeply researched portrait of Chinese history and society, its ancient traditions and great upheavals, and China's emergence as a rising global power. As always, we are treated to romance and adventure, heroines and scoundrels, grinding struggle and incredible fortunes.China: The Novel brings to life the rich terrain of this vast and constantly evolving country. From Shanghai to Nanking to the Great Wall, Rutherfurd chronicles the turbulent rise and fall of empires as the colonial West meets the opulent and complex East in a dramatic struggle between cultures and people.Extraordinarily researched and majestically told, Edward Rutherfurd paints a thrilling portrait of one of the most singular and remarkable countries in the world
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rutherfurd, Edward
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature
  • Historical Fiction
  • Fiction
Label
China
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6ff538f2-196a-4ec7-9e77-ad00e588e806
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385538947
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
China
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6ff538f2-196a-4ec7-9e77-ad00e588e806
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385538947
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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