ENGLISH: A Novel.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (2009.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel by this popular and highly praised Chinese writer to be published in English. Both a coming of age story and a vivid picture of the effect of the Cultural Revolution in a small city in the border province of Xinjiang. At Love Liu's school, a man has arrived with a much different book from Mao's Little Red Book: a massive - and blue - English dictionary. Second Prize Wang is the school's new English teacher. Includes a new afterword for the English edition by the author. Translated by Martin Merz and Jane Weizhen Pan. 313 pp. ISBN: 0-670-020591.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy, but with a remainder line.)