Iron & Silk Setting & Symbolism

Mark Salzman
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China

Mark Salzman spent two years in China in the Hunan Province. He teaches English to teachers, doctors, and medical students during his time there. Mark greatly admires China and its culture before teaching and living there.

Hunan Province

Author Mark Salzman recounts his time in the Hunan Province of South Central China. He teaches English at the Hunan Medical College in the city of Changsha.

Changsha

Changsha is the city in South Central China where Mark Salzman teaches English at the Hunan Medical College. The city has over one million people, most of whom lived in poverty and filth.

Hunan Medical College

Author Mark Salzman spends two years following graduation from Yale as an English teacher in the city of Changsha in the Hunan Province. He lives and teaches at the Hunan Medical College.

Provincial Sports Unit

The Provincial Sports Unit located in Changsha is a training...

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