China Days: A Visual Journal from China's Wild West

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Author: Drescher, Henrik

Brand: Chronicle Books

Edition: Illustrated

Format: Illustrated

Number Of Pages: 176

Release Date: 21-10-2014

Details: Product Description The nation of China is a constant source of fascination, yet we rarely glimpse life beyond its urban centers. Far west of Beijing and Shanghai, in the remote Chinese province of Yunnan, pioneering artist Henrik Drescher settled over a decade ago. While residing in his adopted home, Drescher records his experiences and observations in his illustrated notebooks, capturing everyday life in settings ranging from street markets to mountainscapes. These richly illustrated pages are compiled here for the first time. Drescher's loyal fans will appreciate this window onto the life of the artist at the height of his powers, while those with an interest in Chinese culture will marvel at this rarely seen view of a country in the global spotlight. About the Author Henrik Drescher is the award-winning author of dozens of books for adults and children, including Turbulence and Postal Séance. He lives in Dali, Yunnan, China.

EAN: 9781452125541

Languages: English

Binding: Hardcover

Item Condition: New