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4 edition of Taipei people = found in the catalog.

Taipei people =

Bai, Xianyong

Taipei people =

(Taipei jen)

by Bai, Xianyong

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Published by Chinese University Press in Hong Kong .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChinese text by Pai Hsien-Yung ; translated by the author and Patia Yasin ; edited by George Kao.
ContributionsYasin, Patia., Kao, George, 1912-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPL2892.A345 T313 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxiii, 448 p. ;
Number of Pages448
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22550488M
ISBN 109622018599

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