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Audiobooks Audiobooks | BBC Audiobooks America | p2008 | Library ed.

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Imprint
North Kingstown, R.I. : BBC Audiobooks America, p2008.
Edition
Library ed.
Descript
4 sound discs (4 hr., 16 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note
"Sound library."
Performer
Read by Jason Ma.
Note
Unabridged.
Compact discs.
Summary
A Chinese ginseng hunter lives alone in the valley and spends his days up in the mountains looking for ginseng and preparing for winter. He is scarcely aware of the larger world until shadowy figures hiding in the fields, bodies floating in the river, and rumors of thievery and murder begin to intrude on his cherished solitude. On one of his monthly trips to Yanji, where he buys supplies and visits a brothel, he meets a young North Korean prostitute. Through her vivid tales, the tragedy occurring across the river unfolds, and over the course of the year the hunter unnervingly discovers that the fates of the young woman and four others rest in his hands.
Local Note
BBC, 4-08
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ISBN
9780792753452
0792753453
Music #
SLD 1301 BBC Audiobooks America
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