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STREET OF ETERNAL HAPPINESS Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road

by | Read by Paul Boehmer

Contemporary Culture • 12.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2016

Narrator Paul Boehmer straightforwardly delivers journalist Schmitz's chronicle of a street in Shanghai. Boehmer leaves the spotlight on the stories themselves as the author delves into the lives of residents and business owners, illuminating the history and culture of China as well as daily life today in one of the world's largest cities. Boehmer handles languages and accents well, and his relatively dispassionate performance is appropriate for a journalistic piece. However, at times his neutral tone seems at odds with stories that involve people who are trapped in labor camps or forcibly evicted from their homes by the government. Fascinating and thought-provoking. A.F. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine [Published: JULY 2016]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2016

CD ISBN 9781515907893 $39.99 • Ten CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781515957898 $29.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $27.99

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