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Nanjing 1937 A Love Story by Ye Zhaoyan

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Published by Columbia University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Modern fiction,
  • Romance,
  • Fiction,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Romance: Historical,
  • Literary,
  • Literary Criticism & Collections / Asian,
  • Ye, Zhaoyan,
  • Romance - Historical,
  • 1957-,
  • Translations into English,
  • Ye, Zhaoyan,

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsMichael Berry (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages234
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9424467M
ISBN 100231127545
ISBN 109780231127547

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