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Li, Yiyun 1972-

Overview
Works: 132 works in 388 publications in 17 languages and 7,836 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  History  Historical fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Psychological fiction  Biography  Autobiographies  Drama  Thrillers (Fiction) 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Author of afterword, colophon, etc., Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PS3612.I16, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Yiyun Li
The vagrants : a novel by Yiyun Li( Book )

57 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in 13 languages and held by 1,906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1979 Muddy River, a provincial Chinese city, the Gu family struggles to deal with the imminent loss of their daughter, Gu Shan, about to be executed as a counterrevolutionary, while their neighbors deal with the realities of life in China
A thousand years of good prayers : stories by Yiyun Li( Book )

33 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 1,311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this collection, Yiyun Li illuminates how mythology, politics, history, and culture intersect with personality to create fate. From the bustling heart of Beijing, to a fast-food restaurant in Chicago, to the barren expanse of Inner Mongolia, [this collection] reveals worlds both foreign and familiar"--Jacket
Kinder than solitude : a novel by Yiyun Li( Book )

37 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale set in today's America and China in the 1990s, follows the experiences of three people who in their youths were involved in a mysterious accident that resulted in a friend's fatal poisoning and years later are haunted by the possibility that one of them actually committed a murder
Gold boy, emerald girl by Yiyun Li( Book )

33 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 1,131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of nine short stories that offer a vision of the human fate
A thousand years of good prayers by Wayne Wang( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Chinese man who travels to America to see his divorced daughter remarry cannot complete his journey when he realizes a generational and geographical divide has developed between them
Kinder than solitude by Yiyun Li( Recording )

9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale set in America and China follows the experiences of three people who in their youths were involved in a mysterious accident that resulted in a friend's fatal poisoning and years later are haunted by the possibility that one of them actually committed a murder
The vagrants by Yiyun Li( Recording )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The vagrants, set in 1979 China, is a political and artistic triumph depicting the execution of a 28-year-old counterrevolutionary
The princess of Nebraska by Wayne Wang( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An 18-year-old Chinese college student, unable to obtain a second-trimester abortion in Nebraska, travels to San Francisco for one, and there she confronts her lover's male lover and weighs her difficult decision
Gold boy, emerald girl by Yiyun Li( Recording )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author offers a collection of short stories that offer a vision of the human fate
The story of Gilgamesh by Yiyun Li( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A real friend is a companion for your heart. Godlike Gilgamesh, King of Uruk, has built a beautiful city, but is also a terrible tyrant. In answer to the prayers of his oppressed citizens, the gods create Enkidu, a wild man whose destiny is to first fight Gilgamesh, and then become his life-long friend. They embark on adventures together, but when they - together - kill the Bull of Heaven, Enkidu must pay the ultimate price. In his grief and fear of his own death, Gilgamesh goes on a journey to discover the secret to immortality ..."--Publisher's description
Westlands : a water story by Randi Lynn Beach( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marvelous photographs and narrative tell of the likely loss of the nation's leading vegetable production region. Bad policy decisions and missed opportunities are leaving farmers, farmworkers, and communities in the dust."--California Institute for Rural Studies
A man like him : from the collection Gold boy, emerald girl by Yiyun Li( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story follows Fei, a retired art teacher and lifelong bachelor. When Fei reads a blog accusing a man of an indiscretion, Fei seeks out the man to share information about his own past
Short stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories by Kathleen Wilson( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles fourteen commonly studied short stories by authors including Richard Yates, Julian Barnes, Deborah Eisenberg, and others, providing plot summaries, author biographies, analysis, historical context, and criticism for each
Davy Byrnes stories 2014 : the six prize-winning stories from the 2014 Davy Byrnes Short Story Award( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Postmodernity by Barry Smart( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At last, a short and authoritative critical introduction to one of the most talked about and most misunderstood concepts of current times. Barry Smart provides a clear and readable discussion for students which also manages to be a shrewd and stimulating contribution to the debate about modernity and postmodernity. Brightly observed and totally trustworthy it will occupy a central place in all introductions to the concept of postmodernity
Quan Du shi xin shi by Shousong Li( Book )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The proprietress : from the collection Gold boy, emerald girl by Yiyun Li( Recording )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Li's short story follows Mrs. Jin, the owner of a general store who takes in and mentors the women who come to town to visit their imprisoned husbands at the county jail
A sheltered woman by Yiyun Li( Book )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Winner of the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Prize. Auntie Mei is a live-in nanny for newborns and their mothers. She has worked for a hundred and twenty-six families and looked after a hundred and thirty-one babies, one set of clients easily replaced by the next. But the hundred and thirty-second baby and his mother Chanel prompts a crisis in Auntie Mei's life - a tremor that threatens to destroy her resolute detachment
Los buenos deseos by Yiyun Li( Book )

6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Spanish and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel met tien verhalen over de gevolgen van de Culturele Revolutie in het hedendaagse China
Mille anni di preghiere : racconti by Yiyun Li( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The vagrants : a novel
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A thousand years of good prayers : storiesGold boy, emerald girlThe vagrantsShort stories for students. presenting analysis, context, and criticism on commonly studied short stories
Alternative Names
Lee, Yiyun 1972-

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Yiyun Li écrivaine sino-américaine

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