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Gold boy, emerald girl

Author: Yiyun Li
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In these spellbinding stories, Yiyun Li, a Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award winner, a MacArthur Fellow, and one of The New Yorker's top 20 fiction writers under 40, gives us exquisite stories in which politics and folklore magnificently illuminate the human condition. A professor introduces her middle-aged son to a favorite student, unaware of the student's true affections. A lifelong bachelor finds kinship with a man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Li, Yiyun, 1972-
Gold boy, emerald girl.
New York : Random House, ©2010
(DLC) 2009047298
(OCoLC)465190975
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Yiyun Li
ISBN: 9780679604068 0679604065
OCLC Number: 680051394
Description: 1 online resource (221 pages)
Contents: Kindness --
A man like him --
Prison --
The proprietress --
House fire --
Number three, Garden Road --
Sweeping past --
Souvenir --
Gold boy, emerald girl.
Responsibility: Yiyun Li.

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In these spellbinding stories, Yiyun Li, a Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award winner, a MacArthur Fellow, and one of The New Yorker's top 20 fiction writers under 40, gives us exquisite stories in which politics and folklore magnificently illuminate the human condition. A professor introduces her middle-aged son to a favorite student, unaware of the student's true affections. A lifelong bachelor finds kinship with a man wrongly accused of an indiscretion. Six women establish a private investigating agency to battle extramarital affairs in Beijing. Written in lyrical prose and with stunning honesty, Gold Boy, Emerald Girl introduces us to worlds strange and familiar, creating a mesmerizing and vibrant landscape of life. Look for special features inside. Join the Circle for author chats and more. RandomHouseReadersCircle.com.

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