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Shifu, you'll do anything for a laugh

Author: Mo Yan.; Howard Goldblatt
Publisher: New York, NY : Arcade Publishing, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Di 1 banView all editions and formats
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"His passion for writing shaped by his own experience of almost unimaginable poverty as a child, Mo Yan uses his talent to expose the harsh abuses of an oppressive society. In these stories he writes of those who suffer, physically and spiritually, under its yoke: the newly unemployed factory worker who hits upon an ingenious financial opportunity; two former lovers revisiting their passion fleetingly before  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mo Yan.; Howard Goldblatt
ISBN: 9781611457353 1611457351
OCLC Number: 966000783
Description: XXII, 189 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: Hunger and loneliness: my muses / Mo Yan --
Translator's note --
Shifu, you'll do anything for a laugh --
Man and beast --
Soaring --
Iron child --
The cure --
Love story --
Shen Garden --
Abandoned child.
Responsibility: Mo Yan ; Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt.

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Translation of: Shi fu yue lai yue you mo.  Read more...

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Mo Yan's voice will find its way into the heart of the American reader, just as Kundera and Garcia Marquez have. --Amy Tan Mo Yan s voice will find its way into the heart of the American reader, just Read more...

 
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