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Sights with Stories in Old Beijing - (WC3T)

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Sights with Stories in Old Beijing : Paperback: 203 pages Publisher: Foreign Language Press (December 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 7119037498 ISBN-13: 978-7119037493 Product Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.1 x 0.4 inches Shipping Weight: 4 ounces The 47 legends that form this book have crystallized around some of Beijing's most celebrated sights. Here are the "just-so stories" of the Forbidden City, the Great Wall, the Temple of Heaven, the Fragrant Hills, the Summer Palace, the Lama Temple, the Gate of Heavenly Peace and many others, told as earthily and redolently as only Beijingers can. Reminisce or whet your appetite: a little extra bit of Beijing will be yours.