The Dragon has awakened!
Read this scholarly insider’s look at China . . . it’s customs, history, politics, cuisine, love life, literature and art, philosophy, and much more. Witty and informative, this unique book explains aspects of Chinese culture and history often confusing to natives and foreigners alike. All the characters described in this work are real and all the events true. Each chapter offers a vignette of Chinese life and these chapters form, in toto, a kaleidoscope of China’s past and present. The author includes his translations of some of China’s greatest poetry.