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Commentary: Three Gorges Dam

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Commentary: Three Gorges Dam

Commentary: Three Gorges Dam

Commentary: Three Gorges Dam

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Commentator Lisa See's novel Dragon Bones is set in the area being flooded by the massive Three Gorges Dam in China. She says that the dam is not just an engineering project — it is potentially a new symbol for China, one to surpass even the Great Wall.

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