MY COUNTRY AND MY PEOPLE (A John Day Book) by Lin Yutang
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MY COUNTRY AND MY PEOPLE (A John Day Book)

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KIRKUS REVIEW

The best thing we have had on the Chinese character and temperament, and so delightfully done that it makes intensely interesting and stimulating reading. Not the conventional study of the Chinese merchant, the Chinese philospher, the Chinese war lord, the Chinese farmer, the Chinese coolie -- but a study of the forces that build this facet and that of the reasons for China's long sustained history, the reasons he has faith in her working gradually to the fore again. Through and around it all, we get an inside picture of Chinese life and background, north and south, east and west. An important book for anyone interested in the Orient.

Publisher: Reynal & Hitchcock