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The piano teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee

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Published by Thorndike Press in Waterville, Me .
Written in English


  • Piano teachers -- Fiction,
  • Married women -- Fiction,
  • English -- China -- Hong Kong -- Fiction,
  • Nineteen fifties -- Fiction,
  • Large type books,
  • Hong Kong (China) -- Fiction

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementby Janice Y.K. Lee.
SeriesThorndike Press large print reviewer"s choice
LC ClassificationsPS3612.E34295 P56 2009b
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22685345M
ISBN 101410413047
ISBN 109781410413048
LC Control Number2008049360

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