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The Writer As Migrant

The Writer As Migrant( )
Author: Jin, Ha
Series title:The Rice University Campbell Lectures
ISBN:978-0-226-39988-1
Publication Date:Apr 2024
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $15.00
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As a teenager during China's Cultural Revolution, Ha Jin served as an uneducated soldier in the People's Liberation Army. Thirty years later, a resident of the United States, he won the National Book Award for his novel Waiting, completing a trajectory that has established him as one of the most admired exemplars of world literature.             Ha Jin's journey raises rich and fascinating questions about language,...
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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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