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Riding the iron rooster: By Train Through China

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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 metropolisesof 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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China -- Description and travel
Electronic books
Railroad travel -- China
Theroux, Paul
Theroux, Paul -- Travel -- China
title_displayRiding the iron rooster : by train through China
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Riding the iron rooster : by train through China [electronic resource] / Paul Theroux
Riding the iron rooster. By Train Through China [electronic resource] / Paul Theroux
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