Sample Chapters from "Changing China, Changing Life" (PDF Format)
Changing China, Changing Life wonderfully captures, the often unseen, everyday life in China at a time of immense change. From the excitement and joy of teaching English at a school in Changzhou, to visiting pottery factories inDinshu, marveling at the exploding metropolis of Shanghai, and experiencing the regal splendor of Beijing. Gary Hawkins provides a unique view of China set against a backdrop of developing relationships and personal change. Included in this book, a selection of insightful and witty poetry written by his brother, Andrew Hawkins. These further enhance this vivid portrait of this incredible country at this point in history.