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Ocean of Words

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Ocean of Words by Ha Jin
Jul 28, 1998 | 224 Pages
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    Jul 28, 1998 | 224 Pages

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    Oct 29, 2014 | 224 Pages

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“Extraordinary…. [Ha Jin’s] laconic, luminouse prose makes Ocean of Words a nearly flawless treasure.” —Chicago Tribune

“A compelling collection of stories, powerful in their unity of theme and rich in their diversity of styles.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Extraordinary…. [These stories are] shot through with wit and offer glimpses of human motivation that defy retelling…. Read them all.” —Boston Globe

“An exceptional new talent, capable of wringing rich surprises out of austere materials.” —Portland Oregonian


Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for First Fiction WINNER 1996

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