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Description - American Visa by Wang Ping

1996 Book for the Teen Age, The New York Public Library. Seaweed's story, from Maoist China to her New York emigration. "In this first collection of 11 linked stories, the intimate drama of one traditional Chinese family plays against the

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566890250
ISBN-10: 156689025X
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 13mm)
Pages: 172
Imprint: Coffee House Press
Publisher: Coffee House Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Wang Ping

Wang Ping was born in Shanghai and grew up on a small island in the East China Sea. After three years spent farming in a mountain village commune, she attended Beijing University. In 1985 she left China to study in the United States, earning her PhD from New York University. She is the acclaimed author of the short story collection American Visa, the novel Foreign Devil, two poetry collections: Of Flesh & Spirit and The Magic Whip, and the cultural study Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China.

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