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South of the clouds

tales from Yunnan

by Xu Guo

  • 150 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Yunnan Sheng.
    • Subjects:
    • Tales -- China -- Yunnan Sheng.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Lucien Miller ; translated by Guo Xu, Lucien Miller, and Xu Kun.
      ContributionsGuo, Xu., Miller, Lucien., Xu, Kun.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGR336.Y86 S68 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 328 p. :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1425554M
      ISBN 100295972939, 029597348X
      LC Control Number93036563


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