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My South Seas sleeping beauty : a tale of memory and longing

Author: Guixing Zhang; Valerie Jaffee
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007. ©2007
Series: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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My South Seas Sleeping Beauty is a captivating coming-of-age tale set in the magical jungles of Borneo. Told through the vivid recollections of a Chinese-Malay youth, the novel recounts the life of Su Qi, a troubled, sensitive son of a wealthy family, and exemplifies the imaginative range of one of Taiwan's most innovative writers. ""There were all sorts of stories about how my younger sister died, "" Su Qi begins,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Translations
Love stories
Translations into English
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zhang, Guixing.
My South Seas sleeping beauty.
New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2006030717
Named Person: Guixing Zhang; Guixing Zhang; Guixing Zhang
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Guixing Zhang; Valerie Jaffee
ISBN: 9780231511827 0231511825
OCLC Number: 290545854
Language Note: Translated from the Chinese.
Notes: Translated from the Chinese.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 206 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Translator's Preface; Part 1; Part 2; Part 3.
Series Title: Modern Chinese literature from Taiwan.
Other Titles: Wo si nian de chang mian zhong de nan guo gong zhu.
Responsibility: Zhang Guixing ; translated by Valerie Jaffee.

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Recounts the life of Su Qi, the troubled son of a wealthy Chinese-Malay family. Influenced by the lyricism of Faulkner and the magical realism of Garcia Marquez, this work presents an exploration of  Read more...

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