Baba: A Return To China Upon My Father's Shoulders

Baba: A Return To China Upon My Father's Shoulders

by Belle Yang
     
 

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Baba ("papa" in Chinese) recounts the colorful childhood tales of Yang's father, who grew up at a time of great political and social upheaval in China. Behind the protective walls of the House of Yang, Baba is immersed in a world of the legends and colorful characters of village life. Yang's beautiful watercolors accompany each story and create "an astonishing

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Baba ("papa" in Chinese) recounts the colorful childhood tales of Yang's father, who grew up at a time of great political and social upheaval in China. Behind the protective walls of the House of Yang, Baba is immersed in a world of the legends and colorful characters of village life. Yang's beautiful watercolors accompany each story and create "an astonishing personal vision" (Kirkus Reviews, pointer). Preface by Amy Tan; illustrations.

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ISBN-13:
9780156002394
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
03/14/1996
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.76(w) x 8.68(h) x 0.86(d)

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