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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : Novel - 01 edition

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : Novel (ISBN10: 0385722206; ISBN13: 9780385722209)
ISBN13: 978-0385722209
ISBN10: 0385722206

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0375413094
ISBN10: 037541309X

Summary: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's infamous Cultural Revolution. There the two friends meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. As they flirt with the
seamstress and secretly devour these banned works, the two friends find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined.
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Summary: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress is an enchanting tale that captures the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening. An immediate international bestseller, it tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's infamous Cultural Revolution. There the two friends meet the daughter of the local tailor and discover a hidden stash of Western classics in Chinese translation. As they flirt with the seamstress and secretly devour these banned works, the two friends find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Anchor Press
Published: 10/29/2002
International: No

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