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A thousand years of good prayers : stories

Author: Yiyun Li
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"In this collection, Yiyun Li illuminates how mythology, politics, history, and culture intersect with personality to create fate. From the bustling heart of Beijing, to a fast-food restaurant in Chicago, to the barren expanse of Inner Mongolia, [this collection] reveals worlds both foreign and familiar"--Dust jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Li, Yiyun, 1972-
Thousand years of good prayers.
New York : Random House, c2005
(OCoLC)647393057
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yiyun Li
ISBN: 1400063124 9781400063123
OCLC Number: 57209148
Description: 205 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Extra --
After a life --
Immortality --
The princess of Nebraska --
Love in the marketplace --
Son --
The arrangement --
Death is not a bad joke if told the right way --
Persimmons --
A thousand years of good prayers.
Responsibility: Yiyun Li.
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"In this collection, Yiyun Li illuminates how mythology, politics, history, and culture intersect with personality to create fate. From the bustling heart of Beijing, to a fast-food restaurant in Chicago, to the barren expanse of Inner Mongolia, [this collection] reveals worlds both foreign and familiar"--Dust jacket.

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