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Six records of a floating life

Author: Fu Shen; Leonard Pratt; Suhui Jiang
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England : Penguin, 1983.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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A nineteenth-century Chinese magistrate's secretary describes his happy marriage and his unsuccessful career.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Fu Shen; Fu Shen; Fu Shen
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fu Shen; Leonard Pratt; Suhui Jiang
ISBN: 0140444297 9780140444292
OCLC Number: 10385623
Language Note: Translation of: Fu sheng liu ji.
Notes: Translation of: Fu sheng liu ji.
Description: 163 pages, [6] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 18 cm.
Contents: The joys of the wedding chamber --
The pleasure of leisure --
The sorrows of misfortune --
The delights of roaming afar --
A history of life at Chungshan --
The way of living.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Fu sheng liu ji.
Responsibility: Shen Fu ; translated with an introduction and notes by Leonard Pratt and Chiang Su-hui.

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