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It reads like a novel, fun and humorous and SO WELL WRITTEN.
China Road by Rob Gifford This book covers a brief review of the Chinese history and culture plus the auther's own opinion of the current polical situation.
The only point were his personal opinion really distorts his otherwise great analysis is when it comes to the morals and norms of the Chinese society.
Just visited Southwestern China and Beijing and read the book while traveling. Great up to date view of the recent urban and rural development in China. Read morePublished 9 days ago by L. Van Vleet
too many travels...i was car sick...not enough politics for my taste.
still worth reading.
To fully understand where China and it's government and citizens are at this point in time you should know where it has come from, and how recently change has happened. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Mike Towne
I read only a few books over many years, but this caught my attention to immediately read from front to back because it is a relatively small paperback and contained a subject of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Robert M. Nied
I was captivated by this story. This was a combination of a travel adventure and the musings of a newsman well versed in the nuances of Chinese language and politics. Read morePublished 1 month ago by maceves
Great interpretation of the problems and future of China, from one who has spent over 20 years studying China, as he traveled along China's equivalent of route 66Published 1 month ago by Susan DeMaggio
Interesting to read about the average man on the street in China and his observations.Published 2 months ago by Fred Wieland
Excellent, well-written book. A must-ready to anyone who want to learn more about China history and culture. Highly recommended!Published 2 months ago by Nikki L