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The girl who played go

Author: Sa Shan; Adriana Hunter
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Japanese-occupied Manchuria, in the Square of a Thousand Winds, snow falls as a 16 year-old Chinese girl beats all-comers at the game of go. Unknown to her, one of her opponents is a young Japanese officer. Their encounters are like the game itself, restrained, subtle and surprisingly fierce.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sa Shan; Adriana Hunter
ISBN: 0701174005 9780701174002 1400040256 9781400040254 0701176121 9780701176129 0099444984 9780099444985
OCLC Number: 752143750
Description: 2890 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Shan Sa ; translated by Adriana Hunter.

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In the 'Place of a Thousand Winds', a 16 year-old Chinese girl beats all-comers at the game of go. One of her opponents is a young Japanese officer of the occupying power. As their two stories  Read more...

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"Measured . . . Precise . . . The historical backdrop, itself a forceful character, provides a compelling context for this economical story of impossible love."-Sara Ivry, "San Francisco Chronicle" Read more...

 
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