What Is It: A fascinating book about what it was like to backpack around China immediately after they opened to independent tourists. This true memoir takes place in 1986, and has an unbelievable plot twist that will keep you hooked.
Why It’s Smart:
• True story
• The perfect book to read on a plane or train ride—it will keep you engrossed
• Available for Kindle or in paperback
• Compelling writing style
Where to Buy: The book is available on Amazon.
(Photo: Grand Central Publishing)
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