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The Iron Bowl Blues

By: Maartman, Ben

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Errington, BC, Canada, Fogduckers Press/Granville Island Publishing: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 52806037

ISBN: 096940400X

Condition: Very Good

096940400X 172 pages. Recounts author's experiences in China whilst teaching English with his wife on a voluntary basis. "I was like the ancient mariner; under a terrible compulsion to stop western travellers and tourists and hold them by the lapel as I babbled off all the iniquities of the monstrous oriental madhouse.... "What is it like to experience waiting to be executed? It is lastingly horrifying even by vicarous experience. Believe me." But don't worry, there were lighter moments as well! Author won the Brissendon Scholarship for creative writing at the University of B... View more info