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Beautiful country

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Published by Ariel Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11619008M
ISBN 100953436918
ISBN 109780953436910
OCLC/WorldCa42848496


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A big-hearted debut, Beautiful Country explores a friendship against the backdrop of a quickly changing country. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

/5(60). Beautiful country got my attention in the first few chapters, but somewhere in the middle, it began to bore me. The first half of the book was just random anecdotes about China, loosely tied together with Chase's narration and thoughts/5. ―Evan Osnos, National Book Award-winning author of Age of Ambition "A tour de force.

Beautifully written, sweeping in scope, learned, lively, and filled with fascinating stories, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom is a timely andCited by: 5. —Evan Osnos, National Book Award-winning author of Age of Ambition "A tour de force. Beautifully written, sweeping in scope, learned, lively, and filled with fascinating stories, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom is a timely andCited by: 5.

He discovers a country in transition; a society in which the dual systems of Communist Era state control and an emerging entrepreneurial culture exist in paradox. A top ranked junior tennis player in the U.S., Chase joins the practices of the Beijing National Junior Tennis Team and is immersed in the brutal, cut-throat world of Chinese sport.

Beautiful Country Burn Again is a whirling journey centered on a knotty, academic equation that Fountain believes is both the cause of America’s tensions and the impetus for constant reinvention [Fountain] brandishes a full array of literary tools, including song, verse, historical anecdotes, piles of research and plenty of satisfying takedowns to keep you on his ride 3/4(12).

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In “Beautiful Country Burn Again,” Fountain confronts both these riddles in creative and provocative ways that force a reader to think hard about the sudden disappearance of familiar patterns.

BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY BURN AGAIN The book’s title comes from a Robinson Jeffers poem, with the final word “Again” suggesting approximately year cycles in which the United States reinvents itself through a cataclysmic event: the Civil War, the Great Depression, which spawned Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, and the shocking election of.

In his new book, “Beautiful Country Burn Again,” the author of “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk” turns to the state of our politics in the age of Trump. THE BEAUTIFUL COUNTRY AND THE MIDDLE KINGDOM America and China, to the Present By John Pomfret Illustrated.

Henry Holt & Company. $ “Beautiful Country” is J.R. Thornton’s debut novel about a coming of age story in modern China. Told from the perspective of a year-old American tennis player training in Beijing, Thornton brings humility and sensitivity to his outsider’s tale.

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In a sweeping work of reportage set over the course ofNew York Times bestselling author Ben Fountain recounts a surreal year of politics and an exploration of the third American existential crisis Twice before in its history, the United States has.

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Beautiful Country Burn Again is written with a novelist’s skill of heart and with a researcher’s expertise.

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NPR coverage of The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, to the Present by John Pomfret. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more. In Beautiful Country Burn Again, author Ben Fountain posits that the United States reinvents itself to survive times of extreme believes that these severe times of change happen approximately every 80 years, making the Civil War the first great reinvention, followed by the Great Depression and the New Deal in the s, and landing for now, finally, at our shocking election.

What other book might you compare The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom to and why. Thomas Rid, Rise of the Machines: subtle, balanced, engaging history of a subject that is consistently misrepresented in popular culture Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition: new ways to think about China.

Fountain’s new book, Beautiful Country Burn Again (out today), is every bit as powerful. This time, however, he approaches his subject as a journalist and a citizen chronicling one of the most. John Pomfret talked about his book, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, to the Present, about the relationship between the U.S.

and China going back to Poet and editor Kevin Prufer was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned degrees from Wesleyan University, Hollins University, and Washington University.

His work, which has been praised for its elegiac attention to the banalities of the contemporary United States, includes In a Beautiful Country ().

Novem —Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and.

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