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Waiting by  Ha Jin - Signed First Edition - 1999 - from Southron Books, LLC and Biblio.com

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Waiting

by Jin, Ha

Condition: Fine /As New


Pantheon. Hardcover. 0375406530 Winner of the 1999 National Book Award, and Pen/Faulkner award. This hardcover book is square and tight. The boards and spine have no wear with pristine gilt. The pages and endpages are clean, with no markings or folds. The dustjacket is As New. Original Price is intact. Not ex-lib. No remainder mark. Pantheon Reading Group Guide laid in. Signed by the Author on the title page without inscription. . Fine. 1999. First Edition.

Jīn Xuěfēi is a contemporary Chinese-American writer using the pen name Ha Jin. He was born in Liaoning, China. The novel, Waiting , won the National Book Awards in 1999. This moving and deeply ironic novel centers on the lives of three people. It begins in the year 1963 and stretches over a twenty-year span in China during the Cultural Revolution. Lin Kong, a deeply flawed, devoted army doctor; his humble wife Shuyu, whom his family chose for him when he was young, and Lin Kong’s girlfriend, an educated modern nurse, Manna Wu. For years he has asked his wife for a divorce, and for years she agrees, then backs out before the divorce can take place. The book contrasts city and country life, modern life with traditional, all colored with the restrictions that are part of living under communist law. Written with extraordinary precision, depth and grace, Ha Jin does not disappoint.


  • Bookseller: Southron Books, LLC US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002490
  • Title: Waiting
  • Author: Jin, Ha
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: As New
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • ISBN 10: 0375406530
  • ISBN 13: 9780375406539
  • Publisher: Pantheon
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1999
  • Keywords: China Chinese Fiction


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