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Iron and Silk (Vintage departures) Paperback – 12 Oct 1987

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  • Paperback: 211 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage Books; 1st Vintage Departures Ed edition (12 Oct. 1987)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0394755111
  • ISBN-13: 978-0394755113
  • Product Dimensions: 13.3 x 1.5 x 20.3 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 667,147 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"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

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The author recounts his experiences in China, as the sole private pupil to Pan Quingfu, China's foremost martial artist, discusses his relationships with the diverse Chinese people he came to know.

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