Peter Hessler

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Peter Hessler is a staff writer at The New Yorker, where he served as the Beijing correspondent from 2000 to 2007, and is also a contributing writer for National Geographic. He is the author of River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze, which won the Kiriyama Book Prize, and Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China’s Past and Present, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. He won the 2008 National Magazine Award for excellence in reporting. His most recent book is Country Driving: A Journey Through China from Farm to Factory.


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John McPhee with Peter Hessler, (Events)


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