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Yankee on the Yangtze

William Edgar Geil

Yankee on the Yangtze

being a narrative of a journey from Shanghai through the Central Kingdom to Burma

by William Edgar Geil

  • 156 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Hodder and Stoughton in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Yangtze River (China),
  • China -- Description and travel.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby William Edgar Geil.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 312 p., [51] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13585622M

    We come to our penultimate posting from A Yankee on the are headed for a little break from The Accidental Ethnographer, but I hope that you bear with the rushing waters of prose from William Edgar Geil's typewriter (which he carried with him through this and his other trips).Here again, if you read from start-to-finish, you will find changing prose and personality . Media in category "A Yankee on the Yangtze ()" The following 26 files are in this category, out of 26 total. A Yankee on the Yangtze - being a narrative of a journey from Shanghai through the central kingdom to Burma () ().jpg 1, × 2,; KB.

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