Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress

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Chatto & Windus, 2001 - China - 172 pages
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Two boys are sent for re-education in Mao's China and discover instead the discreet charm of bourgeois literature and the tailor's attractive daughter.

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I enjoyed this book. I imagined myself as a young, middle school-aged boy from the city whose life has already changed and now must undergo a greater change by being sent away to be re-educated, even ... Read full review

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This is the story of two city dwelling teen boys sent to a rural mountain area for "re-education" in the time of China's cultural revolution. Their parents are professionals stripped of their ... Read full review

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