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A floating life

the adventures of Li Po : an historical novel

by Simon Elegant

  • 206 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Ecco Press in Hopewell, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Li, Bo, 701-762 -- Fiction.,
    • Poets -- Fiction.,
    • China -- History -- Tang dynasty, 618-907 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [310]-312).

      StatementSimon Elegant.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3555.L373 F58 1997
      The Physical Object
      Pagination312 p. ;
      Number of Pages312
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL664623M
      ISBN 100880015594
      LC Control Number97010202

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