A Cultural Tour Across China
By Qiu Huanxing. 5" x 8", 398 pages, paperback. With materials collected from over one hundred towns and villages in 14 provinces throughout China, unscrolls vivid pictures of Chinese folk customs. The author's descriptions are so animate and precise that the reader is plunged personally into each activity. There's the story about a country wedding held in a cave, the brewing of Maoti liquor in Maotai town, Cantonese feasting on cats, rats, snakes and monkeys....