Iron & Silk (Paperback)

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Salzman captures post-cultural revolution China through his adventures as a young American English teacher in China and his shifu-tudi (master-student) relationship with China's foremost martial arts teacher.

Praise For…

"Salzman demonstrates with skill and subtlety just how Chinese society works."--The Washington Post

"Gong fu, or 'skill that transcends mere surface beauty' other term is as apt for a book that describes China and its people with such deftness and delight."--Time

Product Details
ISBN: 9780394755113
ISBN-10: 0394755111
Publisher: Vintage Books USA
Publication Date: October 12th, 1987
Pages: 211
Language: English
Series: Vintage Departures