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Waiting

A Novel

Waiting( )
Author: Jin, Ha
Series title:Vintage International Ser.
ISBN:978-0-375-70641-7
Publication Date:Sep 2000
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

"In Waiting, Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human heart and constantly shifting politics of the moment. With wisdom, restraint, and empathy for all his characters, he vividly reveals...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.17 x 7.98 x 0.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.5 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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