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Yu, Hua 1960-

Works: 201 works in 979 publications in 16 languages and 13,650 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Drama  Anecdotes  Film adaptations  Short stories  Bildungsromans  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical films  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Annotator, Writer of accompanying material, zuo, Editor
Classifications: PL2928.H78, 895.1352
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Hua Yu
China in ten words by Hua Yu( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses a framework of ten common phrases in the Chinese vernacular to offer insight into China's modern economic gaps, cultural transformations, and ubiquitous practices of deception
To live : a novel by Hua Yu( Book )

109 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 12 languages and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning, internationally acclaimed Chinese bestseller, originally banned in China but recently named one of the last decade's ten most influential books there," "To Live tells the epic story of one man's transformation from the spoiled son of a rich landlord to an honorable and kindhearted peasant. After squandering his family's fortune in gambling dens and brothels, the young, deeply penitent Fugui settles down to do the honest work of a farmer. Forced by the Nationalist Army to leave behind his family, he witnesses the horrors and privations of the Civil War, only to return years later to face a string of hardships brought on by the ravages of the Cultural Revolution. Left with an ox as the companion of his final years, Fugui stands as a model of flinty authenticity, buoyed by his appreciation for life in this narrative of humbling power --
The seventh day by Hua Yu( Book )

22 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yang Fei was born on a moving train. Lost by his mother, adopted by a young switchman, raised with simplicity and love, he is utterly unprepared for the tempestuous changes that await him and his country. As a young man, he searches for a place to belong in a nation that is ceaselessly reinventing itself, but he remains on the edges of society. At age forty-one, he meets an accidental and unceremonious death. Lacking the money for a burial plot, he must roam the afterworld aimlessly, without rest. Over the course of seven days, he encounters the souls of the people he's lost
Huo zhe by Yimou Zhang( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in Chinese and English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a smoky gambling den in 1940s China, a drunken young man runs through his family's fortune, losing their ancestral home and all their possessions. This staggering loss proves to be their salvation and the first step in an odyssey of survival that will take them through war and revolution, love and loss, tragedy and triumph. Through the terrors of China's civil war, the passions of the communist takeover, the betrayals of Chairman Mao's Great Leap Forward and the tragic mistakes of the Cultural Revolution, their lives unfold across four decades of momentous change
Boy in the twilight : stories of the hidden China by Hua Yu( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Chinese and English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents thirteen tales about the sorrows, joys, and constants of modern China, including the story of an awkward youth who uses the perks of his government to court two women and a couple who toils in factories only to learn that their son has been wasting their money
Cries in the drizzle : a novel by Hua Yu( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in Chinese and English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This novel depicts a family's life in the Zhejiang province of Maoist China during the 1970s. At both the core and outskirts of the family is narrator Sun Guanglin, a middle son who is given up for adoption and returns, five years later at age 12, after tragedy befalls his adoptive family. The narrative flits between time and space to create the landscape of Sun Guanglin's youth
Chronicle of a blood merchant by Hua Yu( Book )

86 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een eenvoudige Chinese fabrieksarbeider probeert onder de moeilijkste omstandigheden een gewoon leven te leiden, onder meer door zijn bloed te verkopen
The past and the punishments by Hua Yu( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories on life in modern China. A compendium of cruelty, violence and hypocrisy. By the author of Lifetimes
Xiong di = Brothers by Hua Yu( Book )

32 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Van twee halfbroers is de ene een goeiige sul die in het nieuwe China ten onder gaat, de andere een handige boef die een van de rijkste zakenmannen van het land wordt
Zai xi yu zhong hu han by Hua Yu( Book )

36 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Roman familial. Roman psychologique (intime)
Shi shi ru yan by Hua Yu( Book )

24 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in Chinese and Korean and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zhan li by Hua Yu( Book )

26 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xian xue mei hua by Hua Yu( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mei pian zuo pin hou mian fu you er zhi si pian chi bu tong kan fa de you dai biao xing de ping lun wen zhang, you de hai fu you zuo jia ben ren dui zi ji zuo pin de chan xi wen zhang huo chuang zuo jing yan tan
Wo dan xiao ru shu by Hua Yu( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Xian shi yi zhong by Hua Yu( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jiang shu le zuo zhe de xie zuo huan xing le wo ji yi zhong wu shu de yu wang, zhe yang de yu wang zai wo guo qu sheng huo li zeng jing you guo huo zhe gen ben mei you zeng jing shi xian guo huo zhe gen ben wu fa shi xian, wo de xie zuo shi ta men ju ji yi qi zai lü gou de xian shi li cheng wei he fa deng nei rong
Mei you yi tiao dao lu shi chong fu de by Hua Yu( Book )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Chinese and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guo nian hui jia Seventeen years( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Chinese and Multiple languages and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl is convicted of killing her stepsister. After 17 years in prison, she is granted a special furlough for the holidays. When her parents fail to pick her up, a prison guard takes pity on her and becomes determined to have her spend the holiday with her family
Brothers by Hua Yu( Recording )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step-brothers Baldy Li and Song Gang couldn't be more different. While Baldy is a girl-chasing teen, Song is quiet and studious. The two come of age in a vibrant Chinese culture struggling with constant change
Brothers by Hua Yu( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the brutality and violence of the Cultural Revolution and its aftermath, this is a novel about boys becoming men, about family feuds and the ties that bind, that bind all of us, even those who refuse to be bound by mere convention or custom because they are bound for far greater glories
Shi ba sui chu men yuan xing by Hua Yu( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in Chinese and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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To live : a novel
Alternative Names
Chua J

Hua, Yu.

Hua, Yu 1960-

J, Chua 1960-

Wi, Hwa 1960-

Yo, Ka 1960-

Y, Hua

Y, Hua 1960-

Yu Hua Chinese writer

Yu Hua chinesischer Autor

Yu Hua crivain chinois

Yu Hua escritor chino

Yu Hua kinesisk frfattare

Yu Hua kinesisk skribent

Yu Hua scrittore cinese

Yu, Xwa 1960-

Yui, Hoa

Yui, Hoa 1960-

Юй Хуа

יו חווה

يو هوا

위 화 1960-


ユイ, ホア

ヨ, カ 1960-

余, 華.

余 华 1960-....


餘華 1960-

郁, 华.

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