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2 edition of single pebble. found in the catalog.

single pebble.

John Hersey

single pebble.

by John Hersey

  • 126 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Hamish Hamilton in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination183p.,20cm
Number of Pages183
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17448071M

A Single Pebble A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites. Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way. Get this from a library! A single pebble. [John Hersey] -- An often perilous journey up the Yangtze River aboard a Chinese junk provides a young and impatient American engineer new insights into life's meaning. Single pebble. New York: Vintage Books, , © (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites. Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze -- until the interplay of his life with theirs comes to a dramatic climax. Get menu, photos and location information for A Single Pebble in Burlington, VT. Or book now at one of our other great restaurants in Burlington/5(K).

A Single Pebble by John Hersey starting at $ A Single Pebble has 6 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Editions for A Single Pebble: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), (Paperba.


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The book is far more than a fictionalized travelogue of a trip up the Yangtse by: 8.The story of a journey in time takes a young, sensitive American engineer up the Yangtse River by junk to see for himself where a dam could be built. To an American the preposterousness of delays, the indifference of the Chinese to the human element even when it involved death, all add up to something more vital than hurry and the miles of hydro-electric promises ahead.

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