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Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress

Author: Sijie Dai; Ina Rilke
Publisher: Waterville, Me. : Wheeler Pub. ; Bath, England : Chivers Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Political fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sijie Dai; Ina Rilke
ISBN: 1587244764 9781587244766
OCLC Number: 52178750
Description: 224 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Balzac et la petite tailleuse chinoise.
Responsibility: Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke.

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During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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