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The Resource A good fall : stories, Ha Jin

A good fall : stories, Ha Jin

Label
A good fall : stories
Title
A good fall
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Ha Jin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A collection of stories that delve into the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the songs of his girlfriend's parakeet; a group of young children declare their wish to change their names so that they might sound more "American," unaware of how deeply this will sadden their grandparents; a Chinese professor of English attempts to defect with the help of a reluctant former student
Summary
An anthology presents detailed pieces illuminating the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America, from a lonely composer who takes comfort in a parakeet's song to a group of children who want to change their names
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
328055
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jin, Ha
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.I6
LC item number
G66 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chinese
  • Flushing (New York, N.Y.)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
stories
Label
A good fall : stories, Ha Jin
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • In the crossfire
  • Shame
  • An
  • English professor
  • A
  • pension plan
  • Temporary love
  • The
  • house behind a weeping cherry
  • A
  • The
  • good fall
  • bane of the internet
  • A
  • composer and his parakeets
  • The
  • beauty
  • Choice
  • Children as enemies
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780307378682
Lccn
2009008638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 314113833
  • (OCoLC)314113833
Label
A good fall : stories, Ha Jin
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • In the crossfire
  • Shame
  • An
  • English professor
  • A
  • pension plan
  • Temporary love
  • The
  • house behind a weeping cherry
  • A
  • The
  • good fall
  • bane of the internet
  • A
  • composer and his parakeets
  • The
  • beauty
  • Choice
  • Children as enemies
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
240 pages
Isbn
9780307378682
Lccn
2009008638
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 314113833
  • (OCoLC)314113833

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