ebooks     ebooks
ebooks ebooks ebooks
ebooks
new titles Top Stories Home support
ebooks
 
Advanced Search
ebooks ebooks
Fiction
 Alternate History
 Children
 Classic Literature
 Dark Fantasy
 Erotica
 Fantasy
 Historical Fiction
 Horror
 Humor
 Mainstream
 Mystery/Crime
 Romance
 Science Fiction
 Suspense/Thriller
 Young Adult
ebooks
Nonfiction
 Business
 Children
 Education
 Family/Relationships
 General
 Health/Fitness
 History
 People
 Personal Finance
 Politics/Government
 Reference
 Self Improvement
 Spiritual/Religion
 Sports/Entertainm't
 Technology/Science
 Travel
 True Crime
ebooks
Formats
 MultiFormat
 Secure eReaderebooks
Browse
 Authors
 Award-Winners
 Bestsellers
 eMagazines
 New eBooks 
 Publishers
 Recommendations
 Series List
 Short Stories
ebooks
Miscellany
 About Us
 Author Info
 Help/FAQs
 Publisher Info
  ebooks

HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99% of hacker crime.
Simon Myers

Bio: Simon Myers was born in 1968. His first trip abroad, aged twelve, in thick cords and school tie, was with two hundred other British children to visit ancient Greek sites in the eastern mediterranean. Since this precocious start, Simon has managed to spend the majority of his life abroad. After school in Dorset, he taught English in Zimbabwe before attending the University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne to read Politics and Chinese. With no personal connection or previous knowledge of China, the decision was rooted in an admiration of the country's physical amd historical size and scale - a distant parallel universe definitely worth exploring. Simon first visited China in 1990. For some considerable time Simon thought he wanted to be an overseas news correspondent and after graduating, embarked on a short-lived career in journalism with the BBC World Service. Realising that he actually just wanted to be overseas, he left his job and returned to the Far East. Hired as a China expert by the Swire Group in Hong Kong, one of the last great hongs, Simon moved to Beijing where he was to spend the next four years as a businessman, criss-crossing the country selling beer and soft drinks. Millions of litres of bottled beverage later, at the end of the 1990's, Simon left Beijing with a group of friends and returned to Europe overland on a Chinese motorbike and sidecar. Simon is married and currently lives in London.



  Display: 
All  Unowned Only
Displaying 1 - 1 of 1 items in this category.   

1 Adrift In China [Secure eReader]
by Simon Myers
  This is not an objective account. How could it be, having consumed such a slice of my life? China is the third largest country in the world, holds nearly a quarter of the earth's population and claims a recorded history going back more than 3,000 years. Foreigners' reactions to China and its people veer from one extreme to the other, as if the gargantuan size of the place demands a sweeping response. This is understandable. Time is needed for such a big and complex country, and time is something... more info>> (Published: 2004)
Category: Travel/History
1 Reader Ratings:
Great Good OK Poor

Add to Cart
  
Icon explanations:
Discounted eBook; added within the last 7 days.
eBook was added within the last 30 days.
eBook is in our best seller list.
eBook is in our highest rated list.

All pages of this site are Copyright © 2000- Fictionwise LLC.
Fictionwise (TM) is the trademark of Fictionwise LLC.
A Barnes & Noble Company

Bookshelf | For Authors | Privacy | Support | Terms of Use

eBook Resources at Barnes & Noble
eReader · eBooks · Free eBooks · Cheap eBooks · Romance eBooks · Fiction eBooks · Fantasy eBooks · Top eBooks · eTextbooks