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THE CHINESE SIAMESE CAT.

Tan, Amy. (Story) Schields, Gretchen. (Illustrations)

ISBN 10: 0241002559 / ISBN 13: 9780241002551
Published by MACMILLAN. NY 1994, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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SIGNED by Amy Tan & Gretchen Schields on the title page. Fine in a virtually fine dj. (Slight hint of toning at spine on dj.) (LR); Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # 6484

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Title: THE CHINESE SIAMESE CAT.

Publisher: MACMILLAN. NY 1994

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition.

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Synopsis:

In ancient China, there lived cats that looked like Siamese cats, without the dark markings, until a naughty kitten, Sagwa, tangles with a Foolish Magistrate, falls into an inkpot, and gives Siamese cats their unique coloring.

About the Author:

Amy Tan wrote her first published essay, "What the Library Means to Me," at age eight. She has since become the author of two well-known works of fiction: The Joy Luck Club, which was chosen by the American Library Association as a Best Book for Young Adults; and The Kitchen God's Wife, named a 1991 Booklist Editor's Choice. Her first book for young people was the highly praised The Moon Lady, illustrated by Gretchen Schields (Macmillan). Her recent essay, "Mother Tongue," was included in the 1991 edition of Best American Essays. Prior to writing fiction, Ms. Tan worked as a language development consultant to programs serving developmentally disabled children. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, Lou DeMattei.

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