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Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress

Author: Sijie Dai; Ina Rilke; B D Wong
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the height of Mao's Cultural Revolution, two teenage boys are among thousands exiled to the countryside for "re-education." The narrator and his best friend find themselves in a remote village where their only distractions are a violin and the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. But it is when they discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Political fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Sijie Dai; Ina Rilke; B D Wong
ISBN: 0739301012 9780739301012
OCLC Number: 51047870
Notes: Compact discs.
Unabridged.
Translation of: Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise.
Performer(s): Read by B.D. Wong.
Description: 4 sound discs (ca. 4.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise.
Responsibility: Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke.

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At the height of Mao's Cultural Revolution, two teenage boys are among thousands exiled to the countryside for "re-education." The narrator and his best friend find themselves in a remote village where their only distractions are a violin and the beautiful daughter of the local tailor. But it is when they discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation that their re-education takes its most surprising turn.

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