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I Stand Corrected - by Eden Collinsworth (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Anchor Books

Author: Eden Collinsworth

Language: English

Street Date: November 10, 2015
TCIN: 78682107
UPC: 9780804170468
Item Number (DPCI): 247-12-7707


"A heck of a story. . . . Entertaining, informative and insightful." --The New York Times

"A must-read." --Bloomberg Radio

"If Eden Collinsworth weren't so good a writer, she'd do well with her own reality TV show. She has a fearless, go-anywhere, do-almost-anything attitude that--combined with her intelligence and keen observational powers--makes for exceptional storytelling." --Minneapolis Star Tribune

"Hilarious and insightful. . . . A compulsive page-turner. . . .An insider's view into the rising power of the East." --Amanda Foreman, author of Georgiana and A World on Fire

"I Stand Corrected has many interesting, even important, things to say about commerce and manners in China, but the book's real pleasure is Eden Collinsworth's company. Her mind is lucid and original, and she's very funny." --Alec Wilkinson, author of The Ice Balloon

"There are very few like Eden Collinsworth who have actually known China, who have seen its transformation firsthand. With her wonderful book I Stand Corrected, she uses her knowledge and experience to build a bridge for readers to cross the river between cultures." --Xinran, author of China Witness, Sky Burial, and The Good Women of China

"Eden Collinsworth's adventures on her way to writing a best-selling manual of Western deportment for the Chinese are enchanting. . . . I Stand Corrected is an original, fearless, and funny book that you read for its laughs as well as its lessons." --Joan Juliet Buck

"Enlightening, enthralling, and sometimes laugh-out-loud funny. Her revealing and profoundly interesting insight into Chinese culture must be the first of its kind." --Blythe Danner

"Wonderful. . . . A rare, true gift. . . . A traveler of the world, often with her multilingual son, Collinsworth waxes intelligently and humorously about other cultures." --Booklist (starred review)

"Collinsworth's observations bring the Chinese and their rituals and history to life ... Entertaining, informative adventures of a woman determined to understand the people of China." --Kirkus Reviews

"An entertaining take on life as a foreigner in China." --Publishers Weekly

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