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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

(2001)
A novel by

 
 
Two boys, both sons of doctors, are sent to the top of a mountain for "re-education" in Mao's China. An education that involves carting buckets of excrement up and down precipitous paths. They discover instead the discreet charm of bourgeois literature and the local tailor's attractive daughter.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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February 2004 : UK Hardback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-7540-7365-3 / 978-0-7540-7365-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Press
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November 2003 : USA Library Binding

Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Sijie Dai
ISBN: 0-606-29479-1 / 978-0-606-29479-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media
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September 2003 : USA Hardback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 1-58724-476-4 / 978-1-58724-476-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wheeler Pub Inc
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October 2002 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Sinje Dai
ISBN: 1-4176-4852-X / 978-1-4176-4852-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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October 2002 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Sijie Dai
ISBN: 0-7569-5874-1 / 978-0-7569-5874-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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September 2001 : USA Hardback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress : A Novel
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-375-41309-X / 978-0-375-41309-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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June 2001 : UK Hardback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-7011-6982-6 / 978-0-7011-6982-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chatto & Windus
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Paperback Editions

March 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-09-928643-2 / 978-0-09-928643-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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August 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress (Vintage East)
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-09-949082-X / 978-0-09-949082-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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March 2003 : UK Paperback
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Title: Balzac And The Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-09-945224-3 / 978-0-09-945224-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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October 2002 : USA Paperback
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-385-72220-6 / 978-0-385-72220-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor Books
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Audio Editions

August 2003 : USA Audio Cassette

Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-7366-8847-1 / 978-0-7366-8847-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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November 2002 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie, Ina Rilke - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
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November 2002 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie, Ina Rilke - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
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November 2002 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie, Ina Rilke - translator
Publisher: Random House Audio
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October 2002 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress: A Novel
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-7393-0101-2 / 978-0-7393-0101-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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August 2002 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Author(s): Dai Sijie
ISBN: 0-7366-8848-X / 978-0-7366-8848-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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