The River's Tale

The River's Tale

A Year on the Mekong

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A journalist and author of China's Fate describes his personal odyssey down the Mekong River, detailing his three-thousand-mile journey from China through Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam and the people, places, and experiences he encountered along the way. 17,500 first printing.

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A travelogue of a 1998 trip down the Mekong River through China, Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Gargan (an Asia correspondent for Newsday ) sometimes strayed from the river's banks and spent time in various villages and cities. Along the way he reflects on the history of the Tibetan monks, the genocide of Pol Pot, and, of course, the legacies of the Vietnam War. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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The author describes his personal odyssey down the Mekong River, detailing his three-thousand-mile journey from China through Tibet, Burma, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam and the people and places he encountered along the way.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2002
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375405846
0375405844
Characteristics: 332 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm

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openeye23
Apr 02, 2016

I didn't get very far in this book. The author tests the readers ability to endure lengthy sentences without a reprieve. I could not.

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