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Undress me in the Temple of Heaven

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Published by Grand Central Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gilman, Susan Jane -- Travel -- China,
  • Gilman, Susan Jane -- Friends and associates,
  • Backpacking -- China,
  • College students -- Travel -- China,
  • Authors, American -- Biography,
  • China -- Description and travel,
  • China -- Social life and customs -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Jane Gilman.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS712 .G544 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16841910M
    ISBN 100446578924, 0446541257
    ISBN 109780446578929, 9780446541251
    LC Control Number2008019490


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