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Iron and 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 Iron and Silk…


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

"Gong fu, or 'skill that transcends mere surface beauty'...no other term is as apt for a book that describes China and its people with such deftness and delight."--Time

Product Details ISBN-10: 0394755111
ISBN-13: 9780394755113
Published: Vintage, 10/12/1987
Pages: 224
Language: English