Contemporary Chinese Short Stories (Panda Books = Hsiung Mao Ts0ung Shu) by Zhang Xianliang

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Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Chinese (Language) Contemporary Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Chinese,
  • Anthologies (multiple authors)

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages274
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8190648M
ISBN 100835110761
ISBN 109780835110761

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