|aBalzac and the little Chinese seamstress / |cDai Sijie ; translated from the French by Ina Rilke.
|a1st Anchor Books ed.
|aNew York : |bAnchor Books, |c2002.
|a184 p. ; |c21 cm.
|aDuring the Chinese Cultural Revolution, two boys are sent to the country for reeducation, where their lives take an unexpected turn when they meetthe beautiful daughter of a local tailor and stumble upon a forbidden stash ofWestern literature.