|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.