Age of Ambition Chasing Fortune Truth and Faith in the New China

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  • Author : Evan Osnos
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Pages : 416 pages
  • ISBN : 0374712042
  • Rating : 4/5 from 12 reviews
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Age of Ambition Chasing Fortune Truth and Faith in the New China

Age of Ambition  Chasing Fortune  Truth  and Faith in the New China
  • Author : Evan Osnos
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 13 May 2014
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Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction finalist Winner of the 2014 National Book Award in nonfiction. An Economist Best Book of 2014. A vibrant, colorful, and revelatory inner history of China during a moment of profound transformation From abroad, we often see China as a caricature: a nation of pragmatic plutocrats and ruthlessly dedicated students destined to rule the global economy-or an addled Goliath, riddled with corruption and on the edge of stagnation. What we don't see is how both powerful and ordinary

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