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Between silences : a voice from China

Author: Ha Jin
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Series: Phoenix poets.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ha Jin
ISBN: 0226399869 9780226399867 0226399877 9780226399874
OCLC Number: 21298230
Description: 79 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Phoenix poets.
Responsibility: Ha Jin.
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"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.

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