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Cries in the drizzle : a novel

Author: Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Anchor books edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Domestic fiction
Historical fiction
Fiktionale Darstellung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yu, Hua, 1960-
Cries in the drizzle.
New York : Anchor Books, 2007
(OCoLC)608049836
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hua Yu; Allan Hepburn Barr
ISBN: 9780307279996 0307279995
OCLC Number: 104878666
Description: viii, 304 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Hu han yu xi yu.
Responsibility: Yu Hua ; translated and with a preface by Allan H. Barr.

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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.

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