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Waiting By Ha Jin

Waiting
by Ha Jin

For more than seventeen years, Lin Kong, a devoted and ambitious doctor, has been in love with an educated, clever, modern woman, Manna Wu. Every summer, he returns to ask her for a divorce and every summer his compliant wife agrees but then backs out.

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Waiting Summary


For more than seventeen years, Lin Kong, a devoted and ambitious doctor, has been in love with an educated, clever, modern woman, Manna Wu. But back in his traditional home village lives the humble, loyal wife his family chose for him years ago. Every summer, he returns to ask her for a divorce and every summer his compliant wife agrees but then backs out. This time, after eighteen years' waiting, Lin promises it will be different.

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GOR000558305
Waiting
Ha Jin
Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2000-10-05
320
0099287595
9780099287599
Winner of US National Book Award for Fiction 1999 Short-listed for Irish Times Literary Prize,International Fiction 2001
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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