A Free Life: A Novel by Ha Jin

By Ha Jin

A New York Times extraordinary ebook the most effective Books of the yr: Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, leisure Weekly, SlateIn A loose Life, Ha Jin follows the Wu kinfolk -- father Nan, mom Pingping, and son Taotao -- as they sever their ties with China within the aftermath of the 1989 bloodbath at Tiananmen sq. and start a brand new existence within the usa. As Nan takes on a couple of menial jobs, finally working a restaurant with Pingping, he struggles to evolve to the yankee lifestyle and to carry his kin jointly, while he pines for a girl he enjoyed and misplaced in his early life. Ha Jin's prodigious abilities are in complete strength as he brilliantly brings to existence the struggles and successes of the modern immigrant experience.

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