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The palace of heavenly pleasure

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Published by Thomas Dunne Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Prostitutes -- Fiction.,
    • China -- History -- Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901 -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAdam Williams.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6123.I545 P35 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 624 p. :
      Number of Pages624
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3310890M
      ISBN 10031231566X
      LC Control Number2004061431


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