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My South Seas Sleeping Beauty

A Tale of Memory and Longing

My South Seas Sleeping Beauty( )
Author: Zhang, Guixing
Translator: Jaffee, Valerie
Series title:Modern Chinese Literature from Taiwan Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-14058-4
Publication Date:Feb 2007
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $62.00
Book Description:

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, hinting at the power of memory to bend and refract...
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Book Details
Pages:216
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Romance / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.1 x 23 x 1.873 cm
Book Weight:0.388 Kilograms



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