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DRAGONWINGS

Yep, Laurence

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ISBN 10: 0060267372 / ISBN 13: 9780060267377
Published by Harper & Row, New York, 1975
Hardcover
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Very Good in a Very Good dust jacket. Bottom corner of front flap is clipped, not price clipped. A few tears to jacket. Owner name to FEP. Stated First Edition. ; 8.10 X 5.80 X 1.20 inches; 248 pages; Original dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 72626

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Title: DRAGONWINGS

Publisher: Harper & Row, New York

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Synopsis:

In the early twentieth century a young Chinese boy joins his father in San Francisco and helps him realize his dream of making a flying machine.

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Moon Shadow is eight when he sails from China to join his father, Windrider, in America. Windrider lives in San Francisco's Chinatown and works in a laundry. Moon Shadow has never seen him.

Moon Shadow soon loves and respects this father, a man of genius, a man with a fabulous dream. With Moon Shadow's help, Windrider is willing to endure the mockery of the other Chinese, the poverty, and longing for his own country to make his dream come true.

Inspired by the account of a Chinese immigrant who made a flying machine in 1909, Laurence Yep's historical novel beautifully portrays the rich traditions of the Chinese community as it made its way in a hostile new world.

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