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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress( )
Author: Sijie, Dai
ISBN:978-0-09-928643-1
Publication Date:Apr 2002
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Arrow
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

1971: Mao's cultural Revolution is at its peak. Two sons of doctors, sent to 're-education' camps, forced to carry buckets of excrement up and down mountain paths, have only their sense of humour to keep them going. Although the attractive daughter of the local tailor also helps to distract them from the task at hand.

The boys' true re-education starts, however, when they discover a hidden suitcase packed with the great Western novels of the nineteenth century. Their lives...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Fiction / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):12.9 x 19.8 x 1.2 cm
Book Weight:0.127 Kilograms



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