Waiting (Vintage International)
Registered by boreal
New Zealand on 9/11/2004
This Book is Currently in the Wild!
3 journalers for this copy...
From Amazon: 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 the complexities and subtleties of a world and a people we desperately need to know."
Journal Entry 2
Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Saturday, September 18, 2010
From a box of books boreal dropped off this afternoon.
Great to see you!
Journal Entry 3
Christchurch, Canterbury New Zealand on Sunday, July 28, 2013
A wonderfully engaging story. It's strange, I shouldn't have enjoyed it, because the main characters were pretty unsympathetic, which normally turns me off a book, but somehow it worked despite that.
Journal Entry 4
Gladstone, Queensland Australia on Friday, October 18, 2013
Picked up from the book table at the 2013 Aus/NZ Uncon in Queenstown.
Journal Entry 5
Queenstown, Otago New Zealand on Monday, October 21, 2013
A perfectly simple, simply perfect story. Chinese authors just seem to know how to do it.
Journal Entry 6
Unconvention 2013 in Queenstown, Otago New Zealand on Monday, October 21, 2013
Released 6 yrs ago (10/21/2013 UTC) at Unconvention 2013 in Queenstown, Otago New Zealand
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