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Title: To the Source of the Yangtze
Description: Near fine condition. Hodder & Stoughton, 1991. First UK edition-first printing. Paperback(small nicks, scratches and crease on the edges of the cover and spine) in near fine condition. Illustrated with colour photos and b/w maps. Nice and clean pages with a small mark, ink mark & nick on the outer edges, small crease and nick on the edges of the pages, two small marks on the edge of the first page of the book. Nice and clean book with light shelf wear. Foreword by The Rt Hon. Edward Heath, MBE, MP. 381pp including Appendices A to H. Product Description: Tells the exciting story of a team of committed Christians who attempt to identify and reach the source of the Yangtze River in China. Their task was to bring primary health care and a crucial inoculation programme to the isolated peoples along the upper Yangtze. Only hovercraft can travel over the rapid-strewn, boulder-ridden, shallow and unpredictable waters of the Tibetan plateau. Led by Squadron Leader Michael Cole OBE - veteran of several pioneering hovercraft expeditions, the team share their hopes and fears, their successes and failures, and their faith as they face scientific, engineering and logistical challenges against the backdrop of China's extravagant beauty. Near Fine. ISBN: 9780340538517

Keywords: 9780340538517

Price: GBP 9.90 = appr. US$ 14.14 Seller: Alpha 2 Omega Books
- Book number: 2979

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