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Chinese Lessons, Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

Chinese Lessons, Five Classmates and the Story of the New China

by John Pomfret

  • BIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR
  • 2007
  • PAPER
  • 336 PAGES

Beijing bureau chief for The Washington Post from 1998-2003 and with decades of experience in China, Pomfret has reported on extraordinary events from Tianamen Square to SARS. In this book, Pomfret chronicles the lives of five of his classmates from Nanjing University, where he was an exchange student in 1981. It's a dramatic account of tumultuous change in contemporary China.  (CHN382, $16.99)


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