Dreaming in Chinese

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Page : 212 pages

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When Deborah Fallows moved to Shanghai, she discovered that her struggles and triumphs in learning the language of her adopted home provided small clues to deciphering the behavior and habits of its people and their seemingly impenetrable culture. As her skill with Mandarin increased, bits of the language -- creased, bits of the language -- became windows into understanding romance, humor, protocol, relationships, and the overflowing humanity of modern China.

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