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Published by Chinese Literature, Distributed by China International Book Trading Corp. in Beijing, China .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Translations from: Deng Youmei xiao shuo xuan.

StatementDeng Youmei ; translated by Gladys Yang.
SeriesPanda books
ContributionsYang, Gladys., Deng, Youmei, 1931-
The Physical Object
Pagination220 p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17742919M
ISBN 100835116077
OCLC/WorldCa17804331

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