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Waiting : A Novel by  Ha Jin - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Kennedy Books (SKU: 000157)

Waiting : A Novel

Waiting : A Novel by  Ha Jin - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Kennedy Books (SKU: 000157)
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Waiting : A Novel

by Jin, Ha

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  • fine
  • Hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Condition
Fine/Fine
ISBN 10
0375406530
ISBN 13
9780375406539
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New York, NY, U.S.A.: Knopf Publishing Group, 1999. Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart Cover.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

Synopsis

Jīn Xuěfēi is a contemporary Chinese-American writer using the pen name Ha Jin. He was born in Liaoning, China. The novel, Waiting , won the National Book Awards in 1999. This moving and deeply ironic novel centers on the lives of three people. It begins in the year 1963 and stretches over a twenty-year span in China during the Cultural Revolution. Lin Kong, a deeply flawed, devoted army doctor; his humble wife Shuyu, whom his family chose for him when he was young, and Lin Kong’s girlfriend, an educated modern nurse, Manna Wu. For years he has asked his wife for a divorce, and for years she agrees, then backs out before the divorce can take place. The book contrasts city and country life, modern life with traditional, all colored with the restrictions that are part of living under communist law. Written with extraordinary precision, depth and grace, Ha Jin does not disappoint.

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Bookseller
Kennedy Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
000157
Title
Waiting : A Novel
Author
Jin, Ha
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0375406530
ISBN 13
9780375406539
Publisher
Knopf Publishing Group
Place of Publication
New York, NY, U.S.A.
Date published
1999
Keywords
CHINA FICTION MAN WOMAN RELATIONSHIPS PHYSICIANS GENERAL MEDICAL
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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