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The civil servant"s notebook

Xiaofang Wang

The civil servant"s notebook

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Officials and employees,
  • Corruption,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWang Xiaofang ; translated from the Chinese by Eric Abrahamsen
    SeriesChina library
    ContributionsAbrahamsen, Eric, translator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL2965.X528 G3613 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 pages
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27208893M
    ISBN 100734399588
    ISBN 109780734399588
    OCLC/WorldCa909778244

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