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Lost on Planet China: The Strange and True Story of One Man's Attempt to Understand the World's Most Mystifying Nation or How He Became Comfortable Eating Live Squid

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4 out of 5
Based on 10,231 Ratings and 1,075 Reviews

Book Description
Amazon Best of the Month, July 2008: Maarten Troost is a laowai (foreigner) in the Middle Kingdom, ill-equipped with a sliver of Mandarin, questing to discover the "essential Chineseness" of an ancient and often mystifying land. What he finds is a country with its feet suctioned in the clay of traditional culture and a head straining into the polluted stratosphere of unencumbered capitali... More
Book Information
PublisherBroadway
BindingHardcover (12 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages400
ISBN-10076792200X
ISBN-13978-0767922005
Publication Date07/08/2008
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About J. MAARTEN TROOST (Author) : J. MAARTEN TROOST is a published author of children's books. Published credits of J. MAARTEN TROOST include The Sex Lives of Cannibals, Lost on Planet China or How I Learned to Love Live Squid, and Ge... more
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