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first edition
The Barbarians Are Coming

The Barbarians Are Coming

by David Wong Louie (2000)

Description: First Edition. Published by Penguin Group USA 2000 Near Fine Condition. In our Dublin store.Signature notes: signed Dust jacket condition: Near Fine Item Format: Hardback

Synopsis: In a tale that alternates between black comedy and out-and-out slapstick, Louie explores the painful alienation between a Chinese-American man and his immigrant father--a conflict that is deepened by the son's decision to become a chef instead of a doctor.

  • Condition: Used - Fine/Like New
    HPB condition ratings
    • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
    • Fine/Like New (F): No defects, little usage. May show remainder marks. Older books may show minor flaws.
    • Very Good (VG): Shows some signs of wear and is no longer fresh. Attractive. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. Possible loose bindings, highlighting, cocked spine or torn dust jackets. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Fair (FR): Obviously well-worn, but no text pages missing. May be without endpapers or title page. Markings do not interfere with readability. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
    • Poor (P): All text is legible but may be soiled and have binding defects. Reading copies and binding copies fall into this category. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Date: 2000
  • Listing Date: 08/24/2016
  • Sold By: HPB Dublin
  • Ships From: CA, United States
  • Available Quantity: 1

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