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Iron & silk =

Mark Salzman

Iron & silk =

[Tʻieh yü ssu]

by Mark Salzman

  • 82 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Salzman, Mark -- Travel -- China,
    • Martial arts -- China,
    • China -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Parallel title in Chinese characters.

      Other titlesIron and silk.
      StatementMark Salzman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS712 .S245 1986
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2718583M
      ISBN 100394551567
      LC Control Number86011846


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