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The Story of the Stone, Vol. 4: The Debt of Tears

Xueqin, Cao; E, Gao

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ISBN 10: 0253192641 / ISBN 13: 9780253192646
Published by Indiana University Press, 1982
Condition: Good Hardcover
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0253192641 Former library book with all of the usual stamps, stickers and defects. Volume 4 only. Edited by Gao E, translated by John Minford. Bookseller Inventory # 024133

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Title: The Story of the Stone, Vol. 4: The Debt of ...

Publisher: Indiana University Press

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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Cao Xueqin, Gao E

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Cao Xueqin (1715-63) was born into a family which for three generations held the office of Commissioner of Imperial Textiles in Nanking, a family so wealthy they were able to entertain the Emperor four times. However, calamity overtook them and their property was consfiscated. Cao Xueqin was living in poverty when he wrote his famous novel The Story of the Stone.

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