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The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China Audio CD – April 25, 2017

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"This is a one-stop examination of water's primacy in Chinese history, and a well-written one at that." ---Publishers Weekly Starred Review

About the Author

Philip Ball is a writer, author, and broadcaster, and was formerly an editor at Nature. He is the author of more than twenty books, including Invisible, Curiosity, and The Water Kingdom: A Secret History of China. He lives in London.

A native of the United Kingdom, Audie and AudioFile Earphones Award winner Derek Perkins's audiobook narration skills are augmented by a knowledge of three foreign languages and a facility with accents. He has narrated numerous titles in a wide range of fiction and nonfiction genres. He is a member of SAG-AFTRA.

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