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Balzac And the Little Chinese Seamstress
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Turtleback Books
Publication date October 1, 2002
Binding Prebinding
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781417648528
ISBN-10 141764852X
Dimensions 1 by 5.25 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.68 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $24.55
§As reported by publisher
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Summary
During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. When two 17-year-old friends are sentenced to hard labor in a Chinese mountain village, they expect the worst. Because of their talents as storytellers, the two are assigned to visit a bigger town, see a film, return and tell the story to the villagers.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781587244766
 
With Ina Rilke (other contributor), Dai Sijie | Large print edition from Wheeler Pub Inc (September 1, 2003)
9781587244766 | details & prices | 199 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.10 lbs | List price $31.95
About: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.
Reinforced
from Demco Media (November 1, 2003)
9780606294799 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.60 lbs | List price $20.15
About: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781417648528
 
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from Turtleback Books (October 1, 2002)
9781417648528 | details & prices | 5.25 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.68 lbs | List price $24.55
About: During the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meet the beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash of Western literature.

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