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Part historical epic, part social satire, and part spiritual allegory, the folk novel Journey to the West, which came to be known as Monkey, is probably the most popular book in all of East Asia. David Kherdian's retelling brings this classic of Chinese literature to life for the first time in a way that is true to the scope and depth of the original.

About the Author

David Kherdian is the author of over thirty books of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction. His biography of his mother, The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl, was nominated for the National Book Award, the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award, the Jane Addams Peace Award, and the Friends of American Writers Award. He currently lives in Blue Hill (Bangor), Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781570625817
Subtitle:
A Journey to the West
Author:
Kherdian, David
Publisher:
Shambhala
Location:
Boston :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Biographical fiction
Subject:
Xuanzang
Subject:
Asian
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Abridged:
Yes
Series Volume:
1105-2-100
Publication Date:
May 9, 2000
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
16 BandW WOODBLOCK PRINTS
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.95 x 5.9 x .6 in .7 lb

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