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Baba: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders by  Belle Yang - First Edition - 1994 - from Clausen Books, RMABA and Biblio.com

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

by Yang, Belle

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine (in mylar)


NY: Harcourt Brace, 1994. Beautifully illustrated tale about one man's life growing up in China. Clean and sound with minimal wear. 211 pp.. First Edition. Paper Boards/Cloth Spine. Near Fine/Near Fine (in mylar). Illus. by B & W and Color Illustrations. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover.

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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