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John Pomfret was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. He is an American journalist and author. He earned a BA and an MA degrees in East Asian Studies from Stanford University. He also studied at Nanjing University, China. He started his journalistic career at the Stanford Daily as a photographer. After two years with the Associated Press in New York, in 1988, he was sent to China as a foreign correspondent. He later served as the editor of the Washington Post′s weekend opinion section, Outlook. During his career, he received several awards, including 2003's Osborne Elliot Prize for the best coverage of Asia by the Asia Society and 2007's Shorenstein Prize for coverage of Asia. In 2011, he was award the Edward Weintal Award for Diplomatic Reporting from Georgetown University for his work covering America's relations with China. He has written several books include: The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom (won- Arthur Ross Book Award 2017) and Chinese Lessons.
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