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World and town a novel by Gish Jen

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Published by Alfred A. Knopf in New York .
Written in English


  • Chinese-American women -- Fiction,
  • Widows -- Fiction,
  • Cambodian Americans -- Fiction,
  • Refugee families -- Fiction,
  • City and town life -- United States -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Statementby Gish Jen.
LC ClassificationsPS3560.E474 W67 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110179M
ISBN 109780307272195
LC Control Number2010007057

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