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Hunger A Novella and Stories (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0393337952
ISBN-13: 9780393337952
Sku: 211227265
Publish Date: 9/1/2009
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 0.75T
Pages:  193
 
I often dream about the restaurant where I met Tian. Late at night, in these blue rooms, the memory flickers up before me, dim and silent, never changing. I see the simple neon sign that reads "Vermilion Palace." (from the first line)
A novella and five stories reveals the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves, from a ghost that seduces a young girl in a flooded river to a mother who commands her daughter to avenge a death. By the LA Times-finalist author of Inheritance. Reprint. *Author: Chang, Lan Samantha *Subtitle: A Novella and Stories *Publication Date: 2009/09/08 *Number of Pages: 193 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25
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A novella and five stories reveals the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves, from a ghost that seduces a young girl in a flooded river to a mother who commands her daughter to avenge a death. By the LA Times-finalist author of Inheritance. Reprint.A novella and five stories reveals the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves, from a ghost that seduces a young girl in a flooded river to a mother who commands her daughter to avenge a death. By the LA Times-finalist author of Inheritance. Reprint.The novella and five stories that make up this collection reveal the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves: a ghost seduces a young girl into a flooded river; a mother commands a daughter to avenge her father?s death; and in the title novella, a woman speaks from beyond the grave about her tragic marriage to an exiled musician whose own disappointments nearly destroyed their two daughters.

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Times Literary Supplement
"In place of inscrutable stereotypes, these are stories about raids on the inarticulate as reports from the front line." - Ophelia Field 01/08/1999
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Product attributePublisher:   W. W. Norton & Company
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