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The Garlic Ballads: A Novel

Mo, Yan

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ISBN 10: 0670854018 / ISBN 13: 9780670854011
Published by NY: Viking Press, 1995
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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First U.S. edition, FIRST PRINTING; hardcover with dustjacket; in NEAR-FINE/NEAR-FINE condition (no marks, not book-club ed, not price-clipped; shows slight shelf wear); ships in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 00309

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Title: The Garlic Ballads: A Novel

Publisher: NY: Viking Press

Publication Date: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Three special relationships are set against the backdrop of a glut on the 1987 Chinese garlic market, which causes the crumbling of many Paradise County livelihoods and a rebellion against corrupt Communist officials. By the author of Red Sorghum. 12,500 first printing.

About the Author:

Mo Yan was born in 1955 to a peasant family in Shandong. He is the author of Red Sorghum, The Republic of Wine, Shifu, and You ll Do Anything for a Laugh. He and his family live in Beijing.

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