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Bridge of birds : a novel of an ancient China that never was

Author: Barry Hughart
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Number Ten Ox brings Master Li Kao back to his village of Ku-Fu to find the cure for a mysterious sleeping plague that has struck the villagers' children.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Fantastic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry Hughart
ISBN: 0312095511 9780312095512 0345321383 9780345321381
OCLC Number: 10147148
Description: 248 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Barry Hughart.

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Number Ten Ox brings Master Li Kao back to his village of Ku-Fu to find the cure for a mysterious sleeping plague that has struck the villagers' children.
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Fascinating, uplifting

by dwuolu (WorldCat user published 2008-05-27) Excellent Permalink
Bridge of Birds is a fairy tale filled with twists and turns, colorful and memorable characters, fantastic settings, and best of all - humor. I can't think of a more enjoyable novel. If you haven't yet read it, give it a try. You're in for a treat. The sequels are good too, though perhaps not quite...
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