** The Porcelain Thief by Huan Hsu

In The Porcelain Thief: Searching the Middle Kingdom for Buried China, the author searches for his family’s long-buried treasures in a place he is never been (and no one remembers quite where it is!) Of course, the search is doomed from the start but it is an enjoyable adventure, mostly in the stories of how the porcelain art and industry developed in China over time — and how politics and wars again and again influenced them.


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