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The Earthly Affairs of Suzhou
By Wu Mai
Translated by Marianne Yeh
Would you like to visit Suzhou, an ancient Chinese city with more than 2,500 years of history? Neighboring Shanghai, Suzhou is nicknamed “Venice of the East” and is famous for elaborate residential garden estates, poetic street names, melodic dialect, and crisscrossing canals. Join the author as she takes you on a journey through the daily lives of Suzhou locals, visiting places, experiencing customs, tasting food, and appreciating history and art.
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