9780099422174

The Bridegroom

Jin, Ha

ISBN 10: 0099422174 / 0-09-942217-4
ISBN 13: 9780099422174
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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This new collection of short stories by the award-winning author of Waiting confirms Ha Jin's reputation as a master storyteller, as well as a master of the miniature. In The Bridegroom, the twelve stories capture a China in transition, moving from Maoism towards a more open society. For these men and women, starting to feel the influence of the West, the daily dramas of a system that still struggles to control their every move and thought are made all the more painful. As his characters, from an entrepreneur, transformed from black-market criminal to free market hero, to the workers at Cowboy Chicken, to the professor mistaken by the police for a saboteur, continue to struggle against petty injustices and heartbreaks, Ha Jin celebrates their lives and humanity with the understated humour and simplicity that has won him widespread acclaim.

 

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. This new collection of short stories by the award-winning author of Waiting confirms Ha Jin s reputation as a master storyteller, as well as a master of the miniature. In The Bridegroom, the twelve stories capture a China in transition, moving from Maoism towards a more open society. For these men and women, starting to feel the influence of the West, the daily dramas of a system that still struggles to control their every move and thought are made all the more painful. As his characters, from an entrepreneur, transformed from black-market criminal to free market hero, to the workers at Cowboy Chicken, to the professor mistaken by the police for a saboteur, continue to struggle against petty injustices and heartbreaks, Ha Jin celebrates their lives and humanity with the understated humour and simplicity that has won him widespread acclaim. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099422174

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Book Description: VINTAGE, United Kingdom, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 197 x 130 mm. Brand New Book. This new collection of short stories by the award-winning author of Waiting confirms Ha Jin s reputation as a master storyteller, as well as a master of the miniature. In The Bridegroom, the twelve stories capture a China in transition, moving from Maoism towards a more open society. For these men and women, starting to feel the influence of the West, the daily dramas of a system that still struggles to control their every move and thought are made all the more painful. As his characters, from an entrepreneur, transformed from black-market criminal to free market hero, to the workers at Cowboy Chicken, to the professor mistaken by the police for a saboteur, continue to struggle against petty injustices and heartbreaks, Ha Jin celebrates their lives and humanity with the understated humour and simplicity that has won him widespread acclaim. Bookseller Inventory # AB99780099422174

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Book Description: 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 197mm x 15mm. Paperback. This new collection of short stories by the award-winning author of Waiting confirms Ha Jin's reputation as a master storyteller, as well as a master of the miniature. In The Bridegroom, t.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 240 pages. 0.174. Bookseller Inventory # 9780099422174

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Book Description: Book Condition: New. 330.2 x 500.38 cm. A collection of 12 short stories that bring to life the daily dramas of Chinese men and women who are beginning to feel the influence of the West while still immersed in a society that attempts to control their every move and thought.Our orders are sent from our warehouse locally or directly from our international distributors to allow us to offer you the best possible price and delivery time. Book. Bookseller Inventory # MM-60012853

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