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The Resource Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress, Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke

Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress, Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke

Label
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
Title
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
Statement of responsibility
Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress tells the story of two hapless city boys exiled to a remote mountain village for re-education during China's infamous Cultural Revolution. There the two friends 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, the two friends find transit from their grim surroundings to worlds they never imagined
Cataloging source
DLC
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1954-
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Dai, Sijie
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rilke, Ina
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  • Prohibited books
  • Man-woman relationships
  • China
Label
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress, Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46884190
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780375413094
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001029865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 415330
  • (Sirsi) o46884190
  • (Sirsi) ADL-7930
Label
Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress, Dai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm46884190
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
197 pages
Isbn
9780375413094
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2001029865
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 415330
  • (Sirsi) o46884190
  • (Sirsi) ADL-7930

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