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A free life / Ha Jin.

By: Jin, Ha, 1956-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2007Edition: 1st ed.Description: 660 p. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780375424656; 0375424652.Subject(s): Chinese -- United States -- Fiction | Immigrants -- United States -- Fiction | Poetry -- Authorship -- Fiction | Poets -- FictionSummary: "From Ha Jin, the widely acclaimed, award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash, comes a novel that takes his fiction to a new setting: 1990s America. We follow the Wu family - father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao - as they fully sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and begin a new, free life in the United States." From the bookjacket.
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"From Ha Jin, the widely acclaimed, award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash, comes a novel that takes his fiction to a new setting: 1990s America. We follow the Wu family - father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao - as they fully sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and begin a new, free life in the United States." From the bookjacket.

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After the Tiananmen Square massacre, a young Chinese couple studying at Brandeis arrange to have their son brought stateside. Now all they have to do is figure out how to make America their own. With a nine-city tour. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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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. <p> He lives in Atlanta. <p> (Bowker Author Biography)

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