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Chasing the Panda: How an Unlikely Pair of Adventurers Won the Race to Capture the Mythical "White Bear"

Biography / MemoirOut of Print

By: Michael Kiefer

230 pages, B/w photos

Four Walls Eight Windows

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133725 | ISBN: 1568582234
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About this book

In 1936, Ruth Harkness, an American socialite, caused a sensation when she captured and brought back the first live giant panda to the United States. With her was Quentin Young, the 22-year-old Chinese-American who led the 1,500-mile expedition into the remote mountains of Sichuan rife with warlords and bandits. This book is the result of a friendship between Young and the author.

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