The Ch'i-lin Purse

The Ch'i-lin Purse

A Collection of Ancient Chinese Stories

Book - 1995 | 1st ed. --
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A "Storytelling World "magazine award winner In turns funny, poignant, and wise, these nine lively stories are peopled with an array of unusual characters, including a young woman raised as a boy who is then faced with the complicated business of marriage; a carp-fish spirit who changes herself into a young woman for love's sake; a Miracle Doctor who can cure all illnesses except one; and a shopkeeper who learns the hard way the true meaning of justice.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, c1995
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780374312411
Branch Call Number: 398.20951 FAN
Characteristics: xi, 127 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: Lee, Jeanne M.


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