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BABA: A Return to China Upon My Father's Shoulders by  preface)  Belle (Amy Tan - First Edition - 1994 - from Jeryl Metz, Books and Biblio.com

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

by Yang, Belle (Amy Tan, preface)

Condition: Fine /Fine Dj


New York: Harcourt, Brace. Belle Yang, an extremely talented author / illustrator whose style has been compared to Isaac Bashevis Singer combined with Marc Chagall, follows her father's coming of age in Northern China in the 1930s & '40s. 212 pages with brightly colored illustrations throughout. OUT OF PRINT. . Fine. Hardcover. First Edition. 1st Printing. 1994.

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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