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Fortunate sons

Liel Leibovitz

Fortunate sons

the 120 Chinese boys who came to America, went to school, and revolutionized an ancient civilization

by Liel Leibovitz

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by W.W. Norton in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementLiel Leibovitz & Matthew Miller
ContributionsMiller, Matthew I., 1979-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS761.2 .L45 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24495251M
ISBN 109780393070040
LC Control Number2010037724
OCLC/WorldCa601106326

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