Chinese Folk Tales
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Chinese Folk Tales by Yuan Hsi Kuo

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Published by Celestial Arts .
Written in English


  • Social Science,
  • Folklore & Mythology,
  • Sociology,
  • Tales,
  • Modern fiction,
  • Folklore,
  • China

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8217573M
ISBN 100890870748
ISBN 109780890870747

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