The fires of Shang

The fires of Shang burned long; they may be smoldering still. David N. Keightley, Late Shang Divination I fantasized this morning that one afternoon in February 2003, the Sinologist David Keightley passed me on his bicycle while I was struggling to climb up Pinehurst Road, a popular transit route for cyclists crossing the East Bay hills between Berkeley and Oakland and the wilds of Contra Costa county.

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