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- ISBN: 9781440606991 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- ISBN: 1440606994 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions)
- ISBN: 9781440607028 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- ISBN: 1440607028 (electronic bk. : Mobipocket Reader)
- Physical Description: xv, 474 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: New York : Putnam, 2005.
|Summary, etc.:|| Twelve American tourists join an art expedition that begins in the Himalayan foothills of China - dubbed the true Shangri-La - and heads south into the jungles of Burma. But after the mysterious death of their tour leader, the carefully laid plans fall apart, and disharmony breaks out among the pleasure-seekers as they come to discover that the Burma Road is paved with less-than-honorable intentions, questionable food, and tribal curses. And then, on Christmas morning, eleven of the travelers boat across a misty lake for a sunrise cruise - and disappear. Drawing from the current political reality in Burma and woven with pure confabulation, Amy Tan's picaresque novel poses the question: How can we discern what is real and what is fiction, in everything we see? How do we know what to believe?
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Penguin USA, Inc., 2009. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2802 KB) or Mobipocket Reader (file size: 690 KB).
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