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The Lover
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Pantheon Books
Publication date June 1, 1985
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780394545882
ISBN-10 0394545885
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $11.95
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man

Editions
Hardcover
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With Maxine Hong Kingston (other contributor), Barbara Bray (other contributor) | from Pantheon Books (November 1, 1997)
9780375400858 | details & prices | 117 pages | 5.50 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | 0.55 lbs | List price $16.00
About: In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
Large print edition from G K Hall & Co (June 1, 1986)
9780816140527 | details & prices | List price $13.95
About: In pre-war Indochina, during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
The price comparison is for this edition
from Pantheon Books (June 1, 1985)
9780394545882 | details & prices | List price $11.95
About: In prewar Indochina during the last days of colonialism, a fifteen-and-a-half-year-old French girl initiates herself into a world of passion and lust, of abandon and undying love, through her love affair with a Chinese man
With Athanase Papadopoulos (other contributor), Lizhen Ji (other contributor) | from Random House Inc (May 1, 1985)
Paperback
Book cover for 9780007268290 Book cover for 9780060975210 Book cover for 9780375700521
 
With Marguerite Duras | from Harpercollins Pub Ltd (February 4, 2008)
9780007268290 | details & prices | 144 pages | 5.25 × 7.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.20 lbs | List price $13.70
This edition also contains The Lover
About: A sensational international bestseller, and winner of France's coveted Prix Goncourt, 'The Lover' is an unforgettable portrayal of the incandescent relationship between two lovers, and of the hate that slowly tears the girl's family apart.
With Maxine Hong Kingston (other contributor), Barbara Bray | from Pantheon Books (October 1, 1998)
9780375700521 | details & prices | 117 pages | 5.50 × 8.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.30 lbs | List price $12.95
About: The story of an affair between a fifteen-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover, set in prewar Indochina
Rei mti edition from Perennial (September 1, 1992)
9780060975210 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.35 lbs | List price $11.00
About: Set in prewar Indochina, this novel tells the story of an affair between a fifteen-year-old French girl and her Chinese lover

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