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Chinese Proverbs

Collected by Ruthanne Lum McCunn
Introduction by K. L. Kiu
Illustrated by Hu Yong Yi
1991 & 2002, 80 pages, hardback.
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This delightful treasure of more than 50 tradtional Chinese folk sayings - presented in both English and Chinese - offers classic advice and observation on subjects ranging from friendship to common sense (Do not climb a tree to look for fish) to the hardest learned lessons of all (The eyes are wide but the stomach is narrow). Warm illustrations bring the proverbs to life, and a short introduction offers fascinating insight into their history and significance. Charming, witty, and wise, Chinese Proverbs is the perfect gift for those seeking guidance with good humor.

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This beautifully illustrated volume of Chinese folk proverbs collects enduring advice for everyday life that has been passed down for generations.

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Background on Ruthanne Lum McCunn, K. L. Kiu, and Hu Yong Yi

Ruthanne Lum McCunn is the author of numerous novels, including The Moon Pearl and Thousand Pieces of Gold. She lives in San Francisco.

K. L. Kiu is a distinguished chinese translator and linguist. She lives in North Carolina.

Hu Yong Yi is a Hong Kong-based painter whose work has been exhibited in the United States, Canada, China, and Hong Kong.

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