Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Between Silences by Ha Jin

"Mixing autobiography with invented other voices, this book is an extraordinary meditation on what it means to have lived the history of China in the second half of the twentieth century. At its best, Ha Jin's language is as accessible, penetrating, and mysterious as Pound's "Cathay." This is a profound book, an event." Frank Bidart "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""

Buy Between Silences by Ha Jin from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780226399874
ISBN-10: 0226399877
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 200mm x 7mm)
Pages: 86
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Aug-1990
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions - Between Silences by Ha Jin

Book Reviews - Between Silences by Ha Jin

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Between Silences book by Ha Jin and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Ha Jin

Ha Jin is the author of five novels, including, "A Free Life" and "War Trash," which was the recipient of the PEN/Faulkner Award, ""as well as three collections of short stories and three books of poetry. He teaches at Boston University.

Books By Ha Jin

Boat Rocker by Ha Jin
Hardback, November 2016
$40.49
Map of Betrayal by Ha Jin
Paperback / softback, July 2015
$22.49
Nanjing Requiem by Ha Jin
Paperback, October 2012
$22.49
Writer as Migrant by Ha Jin
Hardback, November 2008
$24.29