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Ocean of Words by Ha Jin
Paperback $15.00
Jul 28, 1998 | ISBN 9780375702068

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Praise

“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

Awards

Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for First Fiction WINNER 1996

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