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Cricket Boy: A Chinese Tale

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Unknown Binding, 46 pages
Published January 1st 1977 by Doubleday Books
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Samantha
In this Chinese tale father and son bond over the hobby of collecting crickets for the purpose of fighting them. When the son accidentally breaks the back of their prizefighter who is set to square off against the Emperor's crickets the boy attempts to drown himself.

When the father figures out what has happened he sits at the boy's bedside willing him to live and awake from the coma he is in. The father discovers another cricket beneath a rock after a spirit vision sent him to find it and the cr
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Tina
this is my project ...... my xerox copy! i miss placed it! :/
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Feenie Ziner is Professor of English Emerita at the University of Connecticut.
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