Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
Title: Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory
Author: Peter Hessler
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In this penetrating narrative account, Hessler investigates China’s lurch into modernity as he survives the advent of the nation’s uniquely terrifying car culture, probes the transformation of village life, and explores China’s frantic industrialization.
“Hessler has a marvelous sense of the intonations and gestures that give life to the moment.” —The New York Times Book Review
From Peter Hessler, the New York Times bestselling author of Oracle Bones and River Town, comes Country Driving, the third and final book in his award-winning China trilogy. Country Driving addresses the human side of the economic revolution in China, focusing on economics and development, and shows how the auto boom helps China shift from rural to urban, from farming to business.