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Waiting

A Novel

Waiting( )
Author: Jin, Ha
ISBN:978-0-375-40653-9
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Pantheon
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

Winner of the 1999 National Book Award for Fiction! InWaiting, PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author Ha Jin draws on his intimate knowledge of contemporary China to create a novel of unexpected richness and feeling. This is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women as he moves through the political minefields of a society designed to regulate his every move and stifle the promptings of his innermost heart. ...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.69 x 8.5 x 0.99 Inches
Book Weight:1.034 Pounds
Author Biography
Jin, Ha (Author)
Ha Jin left his native China in 1985 and is now a professor of English at Emory University. He is author of, among other works, two short-story collections: Ocean of Words, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, and Under the Red Flag, which won the Flannery O'Connor Award for short fiction. His novel Waiting won the National Book Award for fiction in 1999.

He lives in Atlanta.

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