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Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie, translated by Ina Rilke [in aMagazine: Inside Asian America]

Balzac and the Little Chinese SeamstresDelightful debut about two teenage boys sent to be “re-educated” during Mao’s Cultural Revolution and their love for a local village girl and banned western literature.

Review: “New and Notable,” aMagazine: Inside Asian America, December 2001/January 2002

Readers: Young Adult, Adult

Published: 2001 (United States)

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