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Jin, Ha 1956-

Overview
Works: 159 works in 542 publications in 2 languages and 24,586 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Political fiction  Poetry  Satire  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Short stories  Love stories 
Roles: Librettist, Other
Classifications: PS3560.I6, 813.54
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Publications about Ha Jin
Publications by Ha Jin
Most widely held works by Ha Jin
Waiting by Ha Jin( Book )
47 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,699 libraries worldwide
In Waiting, PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author Ha Jin draws on his intimate knowledge of contemporary China to create a novel of unexpected richness and feeling. This is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women as he moves through the political minefields of a society designed to regulate his every move and stifle the promptings of his innermost heart
War trash by Ha Jin( Book )
34 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and held by 2,773 libraries worldwide
Captured by enemy forces, Yu Yuan, a Chinese army officer serving in Korea in 1951, takes on the role of interpreter due to his proficiency in English, a role that places him in a conflict between his fellow prisoners and their captors
Nanjing requiem by Ha Jin( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,051 libraries worldwide
During the 1937 attack on Nanjing, American missionary and women's college dean Minnie Vautrin decides to remain at her school during a violent Japanese attack that renders the school a refugee center for ten thousand women and children
A free life by Ha Jin( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 1,967 libraries worldwide
"From Ha Jin, the widely acclaimed, award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash, comes a novel that takes his fiction to a new setting: 1990s America. We follow the Wu family - father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao - as they fully sever their ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 Tiananmen Square massacre and begin a new, free life in the United States." From the bookjacket
The crazed by Ha Jin( Book )
30 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 1,898 libraries worldwide
Assigned to care for his fiancee's father, Professor Yang, after he suffers a stroke, Jian Wan is disturbed when the professor begins to rave against his family and colleagues, and takes great risks to uncover the truth
The bridegroom : stories by Ha Jin( Book )
29 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 1,660 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories by Ha Jin
A good fall by Ha Jin( Book )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,442 libraries worldwide
In his first book of stories since "The Bridegroom," National Book Award-winner Jin gives readers a collection that delves into the experience of Chinese immigrants in America
In the pond : a novel by Ha Jin( Book )
17 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 987 libraries worldwide
A factory worker in China revenges himself on party bosses when they pass him up for promotion because he won't kow-tow to them. The worker, Shao Bin, creates a political cartoon in a provincial newspaper and it becomes an instant success. A satire on China by the author of Ocean of Words
Under the red flag : stories by Ha Jin( Book )
10 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 969 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories on the Cultural Revolution in China. In the story, A Man-to-Be, a soldier who refuses to participate in a gang rape pays the consequences, while In Broad Daylight, a woman is punished for being a prostitute
The writer as migrant by Ha Jin( Book )
8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 872 libraries worldwide
Ha Jin's journey from an uneducated soldier in the People's Liberation Army in China to a resident of the United States raises questions about language, migration, and the place of literature in a globalizing world. This book looks at these questions and sets Ha Jin's own work and life alongside those of other literary exiles
A free life a novel by Ha Jin( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
In the wake of the Tiananmen Square massacre, Nan Wu, who had studied in the U.S. in the mid-1980s, leaves China with his wife and son to seek the freedom of the West, embarking on a migration that takes them through the heart of contemporary America
Ocean of words : army stories by Ha Jin( Book )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 592 libraries worldwide
Twelve stories on army life in China, set mostly on the Russian border in the 1970s. They range from The Russian Prisoner to Dragon Head, which is on a modern warlord
Wreckage by Ha Jin( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 420 libraries worldwide
The crazed by Ha Jin( Sound Recording )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Professor Yang suffers a stroke and is confined to a hospital bed. Now Jian Wan, Yang's brightest student and future son-in-law, must suspend his rigorous studies to care for his mentor. Jian dutifully keeps watch as Yang begins raving madly, condemning everything while pleading with unseen tormentors. Has Yang gone insane, or is he no longer capable of hiding painful secrets? With his own beliefs and expectations rattled, Jian begins to see the world in a much different light - just as the fateful events at Tiananmen Square begin
A good fall [stories] by Ha Jin( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 388 libraries worldwide
A collection of stories that delve into the experiences of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the songs of his girlfriend's parakeet; a group of young children declare their wish to change their names so that they might sound more "American," unaware of how deeply this will sadden their grandparents; a Chinese professor of English attempts to defect with the help of a reluctant former student
Nanjing requiem by Ha Jin( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
During the 1937 attack on Nanjing, American missionary and women's college dean Minnie Vautrin decides to remain at her school during a violent Japanese attack that renders the school a refugee center for ten thousand women and children
Between silences : a voice from China by Ha Jin( Book )
4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
"In these poems Ha Jin gives voice to the millions whose lives were altered and whose tongues were silenced by the Cultural Revolution. . . .If Ha Jin speaks in tongues in these poems, we feel him behind those voices--the hidden director behind the scenes--never as a presence filled with stridency and self-congratulation he brings a great empathy and compassion to his depiction of the fallible men and women whose acts and attitudes together make up history."--Roger Gilbert, Hungry Mind Review --Publisher
Facing shadows by Ha Jin( Book )
4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Waiting by Ha Jin( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Lin Kong, a man living in two worlds, struggling with the conflicting claims of two utterly different women as he moves through the political minefields of society designed to regulate his every move and stifle the promptings of his innermost heart
The first emperor by Dun Tan( visu )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 204 libraries worldwide
The first emperor is an epic story of love, power and betrayal. The story centers on the Emperor Qin, the first emperor of China, a controversial and brutal ruler best known for unifying the country, building the Great Wall, and creating a vast army of terra cotta soldiers to guard his tomb
 
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Alternative Names
Cha Ťin, 1956-
Chin, Ha.
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Jin, Xuefei.
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Languages
English (313)
Chinese (2)
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