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The Resource Waiting, Ha Jin

Waiting, Ha Jin

Label
Waiting
Title
Waiting
Statement of responsibility
Ha Jin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women as he moves through the political minefields of a society designed to regulate his every move and stifle the promptings of his innermost heart
Member of
Summary
An ambitious and dedicated Chinese doctor, Lin Kong finds himself torn between two very different women--the educated and dynamic nurse with whom he has fallen in love and the traditional, meek, and humble woman to whom his family married him when they were both very young
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2000.
  • National Book Award for Fiction, 1999.
  • PEN/Faulkner Award, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1999
Awards note
PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, 2000.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
036396
Cataloging source
SAT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jin, Ha
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3560.I6
LC item number
W34 2000
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Vintage International
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
  • Married people
  • Physicians
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Waiting, Ha Jin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • A novel
  • Originally published: Pantheon Books : NY, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023442711
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781417709205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780375706417
System control number
(OCoLC)40901149
Label
Waiting, Ha Jin
Publication
Note
  • A novel
  • Originally published: Pantheon Books : NY, 1999
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000023442711
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Vintage International edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781417709205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780375706417
System control number
(OCoLC)40901149

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