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A Single Pebble

John Hersey

A Single Pebble

by John Hersey

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Bantam Books (Mm) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9864561M
    ISBN 100553206834
    ISBN 109780553206838

    A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites. Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze -- until the interplay of his life with theirs comes to a dramatic climax. A Single Pebble Therapeutic Massage massage services from $35 in Asheboro, NC. The entire ocean is affected by a single pebble.

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But with A Single Pebble he again is lyrical and clear, subtle and bold in his writing. It was a really good book, and I would really recommend it.

A Single Pebble tells the story of an American engineer who goes to China in the s to figure out how to dam up the Yangtze River. He is the narrator of his own story, told from a large span of /5. Book your A Single Pebble reservation on Resy. OPEN 7 DAYS BANK STREET BURLINGTON, VERMONT Site developed by Off Grid Media Lab.

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This book is fiction, but sixty years after the book was written, a dam was built on this river submerging the villages along miles of the river including the village Cited by: 8.

A Single Pebble book. Read 44 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In 9th century China, a little girl sends a small jade pebble to tr /5. A Single Pebble by Bonnie Christensen is a sweet story with pleasant illustrations and ample educational information.

Subtitled “A Story of the Silk Road,” Christensen’s picture book informs its readers of that famous trade route which connected Asia and Europe hundreds of years ago through an engaging tale of a young Chinese girl named Mei/5(11). A Single Pebble is an individually owned massage business specializing in Swedish Deep Tissue Massage and Hot Stones.

Rather than having a standard routine, I take the time to listen to each client's needs and tailor the massage to meet their specific problem areas.5/5(35). A single Pebble is a short but extremely exciting and interesting novel about a young American engineer, who was sent to the Yangtze River in to.

Although published almost 50 years ago, this book deserves another look using a modern, critical lens. Overshadowed by Hersey's other works, specifically Hiroshima and A Bell for Adano, A Single Pebble offers a great deal to the reader. The book is far more than a fictionalized travelogue of a trip up the Yangtse by: 8.

A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river's gorges searching for dam sites.

Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze &#; until the Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

Praise for A Single Pebble a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book and a New York Times Notable Book. Most recently, she created Plant a Little Seed, of which School Library Journal said the language is poetic and evocative and the illustrations are a Author: Bonnie Christensen.

The NOOK Book (NOOK Kids eBook) of the A Single Pebble: A Story of the Silk Road by Bonnie Christensen at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Brand: Roaring Brook Press.

A Single Pebble is best described as a short novel. Like his non-fiction, it is written in a spare, compact manner. Hersey preferred the shorter form to the longer as a general rule, and kept his narrative directly on point.

In essence, this book is a short story on a larger : Diary of an Autodidact. A Single Pebble by John Hersey, First Edition. You Searched For: Author/Artist etc.: john hersey. 1st Edition.

First US edition, first printing of the author's 6th book. A near fine book, missing the dustjacket. The book is clean and tightly bound with a mildly darkened spine and the cloth a bit lightened near the upper edge. There are a. The story of a journey in time takes a young, sensitive American engineer up the Yangtse River by junk to see for himself where a dam could be built.

To an American the preposterousness of delays, the indifference of the Chinese to the human element even when it involved death, all add up to something more vital than hurry and the miles of hydro-electric promises ahead. Against the saga of the. Get this from a library. A single pebble.

[John Hersey] -- An often perilous journey up the Yangtze River aboard a Chinese junk provides a young and impatient American engineer new. About A Single Pebble A young American engineer sent to China to inspect the unruly Yangtze River travels up through the river’s gorges searching for dam sites.

Pulled on a junk hauled by forty-odd trackers, he is carried, too, into the settled, ancient way of life of the people of the Yangtze — until the interplay of his life with theirs. A Single Pebble by Hersey, John and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A Single Pebble by A readable copy.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers.

At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Rating: % positive. John Hersey was born in Tientsin, China on J where he lived until when his family went back to the United States. Hersey worked as a journalist and war correspondent during World War II for Time Magazine and became well known from those writings on the war.4/5(4).

Book Overview In 9th century China, a little girl sends a small jade pebble to travel with her father along the Silk Road. The pebble passes from his hand all the way to the Republic of Venice, the end of the Silk Road, where a boy cherishes it and sees the .A Single Pebble: John Hersey: Books - Skip to main content.

Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Best Sellers Gift Ideas New Releases /5(7).In a sweet-natured story set over two years during the ninth century, Christensen (I, Galileo) follows a small jade pebble along the length of the Silk Road, from China to Italy.

The pebble is initial.