Nanjing requiem by Ha Jin

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Published by Center Point Pub. in Thorndike, Me .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Self-actualization (Psychology) in women,
  • Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945,
  • Women missionaries,
  • Large type books,
  • Americans,
  • Nanjing, Battle of, Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China, 1937,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementHa Jin
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3560.I6 N36 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25047220M
ISBN 109781611733143
LC Control Number2011039862

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About the Author. HA JIN's previous books include the internationally best-selling "Waiting, " which won the PEN/Faulkner Award and the National Book Award; "War Trash, " which won the PEN/Faulkner Award; the story collections "Under the Red Flag, " which won.

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