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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

by Dai Sijie
| Item # P8214
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress P8214
Format: Paperback
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In this enchanting tale about the magic of reading and the wonder of romantic awakening, two hapless city boys are exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's infamous Cultural Revolution. There they 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, they find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined.

Product Information

  • AR Level7.3
  • AR Quiz Number68632
  • AR Quiz Points8
  • AuthorDai Sijie
  • Page Count192
  • ISBN100385722206
  • ISBN139780385722209
  • PublisherKnopf Doubleday Publishing Group
  • Year Published2002
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectHistorical fiction
  • TranslatorIna Rilke
  • ImprintAnchor

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