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Author of River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze

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Peter Hessler joined The New Yorker as a staff writer in 2000. He is the magazine’s correspondent in the People’s Republic of China, where he has lived since 1996. His Letter from China articles have included features on the basketball player Yao Ming, a Shenzhen factory worker, and a rural family in the grip of a medical crisis. He has also written about being robbed on the border between China and North Korea, the Mongolian Presidential elections, and the Three Gorges Dam.
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