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Waiting (Signed)

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A. , Pantheon Books : 1999

Seller ID: cfe10359

ISBN: 0375406530

Condition: As New


First Edition/Signed 1999. Signed on the title page. As New in a matching flawless dustjacket--protected by a Brodart covering. A brillant second novel by the Emory University English Professor. "Waiting" is about a patient man-Lin Kong- who each year travels to the provinces in China to ask his "family chosen" wife for a divorce--so he can return and marry his true love-Manna Wu. Kong has been patiently doing this for 17 years. In a country that frowns on divorce and infidelity along party lines---Kong is "stretched out" with the universal complications of love. Winner of the National Book Aw... View more info

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A Free Life (Signed)

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe10557

ISBN: 0375424652

Condition: As New


First Edition/First Printing 2007. A very fine signed copy in an equally fine dustjacket--both like new and preserved in a Brodart jacket covering. The author's 3rd novel, this one following the Wu family on their journey of freedom to the United States--where together, after a promising beginning, they struggle with language and employment issues. Throughout it all, Nan Wu remains optimistic, even as he struggles with the sometimes strange and oppressive life in the USA. Ha Jin's writing brilliantly brings together the struggles of the immigrant experience--with graceful lyrical prose---all t... View more info

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A Free Life (Signed First Print)

By: JIN, HA

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe10564

ISBN: 0375424652

Condition: As New


First Edition/First Printing. A stunning very fine copy in a very fine dustjacket. Signed by Ha Jin on the title page. Ha Jin's 3rd novel, "A Free Life" tells the story of the price of freedom- and of a particular Chinese family's struggles to find happiness amid the sometimes oppressive life in the USA. After a brief initial period of transition, the "Wu" family soon finds themselves struggling with language issues and employment problems. "Nan Wu" who would have been a teacher in China, takes on a succession of menial jobs in America, even though he graduated from Brandeis University. Nan's ... View more info

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A Free Life (Signed Advanced Reader's Edition)

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $48.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: cfe10615

ISBN: 0375424652

Condition: Fine


First Edition/ Advance Reader's Edition. Graciously signed by Ha Jin on the title page. An very fine copy--flawless. From the author of the critically acclaimed "Waiting" and "War Trash". In "A Free Life"- Ha Jin writes about life in America instead of his Chinese homeland. His fictional family has moved to the USA and after an initial settling in period--they begin to struggle with language and employment problems. But the "struggle" is totally different than the "struggle" for freedom in China. Ha Jin shows through his novel that freedom- and anything else truly worthwhile in life- may never... View more info

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War Trash (Signed 1st Printing)

By: Jin, Ha

Price: $95.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon Books: 2004

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: cfe13112

ISBN: 0375422765

Condition: Near Fine


First Printing. A near fine copy in a near fine and unclipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by the author directly on to the title page with signature only. Light edgewear and shallow bumps to a couple of corners or would be fine. The dustjacket is unclipped with very light rubbing or would also be fine. An extremely collectable copy. Protected in a Brodart jacket cover and will be shipped Priority mail at media mail pricing. View more info