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Mooncakes and hungry ghosts

Carol Stepanchuk

Mooncakes and hungry ghosts

festivals of China

by Carol Stepanchuk

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Published by China Books & Periodicals in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Festivals -- China.,
    • China -- Social life and customs.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMooncakes & hungry ghosts.
      StatementCarol Stepanchuk and Charles Wong.
      ContributionsWong, Charles Choy, 1948-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4883.A2 S74 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 145 p. :
      Number of Pages145
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1574907M
      LC Control Number91073127

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