Bill Porter follows the Yellow River, the world's sixth longest
river, from its mouth to its source high in the Tibetan
Plateau, a journey of more than three thousand miles through
nine Chinese provinces. The trip takes the master translator
into what was once the cradle of Chinese civilization and to
the hometowns and graves of key historical figures such as
Confucius, Mencius, Lao-tzu, and Chuang-tzu. Porter's depth... more...