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  • THE FOREIGN STUDENT. by Choi, Susan.
    Choi, Susan.
    THE FOREIGN STUDENT.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (1998). Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first novel by this award-winning writer, the "story of the burgeoning love affair between a young Korean man scarred by war and the deeply troubled daughter of a wealthy Southern American family. In 1955, a new student arrives at a small college in the Tennessee mountains. Chuck is shy, speaks English haltingly, and on the subject of his earlier life in Korea he will not speak at all. Then he meets Katherine, a beautiful and solitary young woman who, like Chuck, is haunted by some dark episode in her past. Without quite knowing why, these two outsiders are irrevocably drawn together." 325 pp. ISBN: 0-06019149X.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 80120
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  • THE LOST AND FORGOTTEN LANGUAGES OF SHANGHAI. by Xu, Ruiyan.
    Xu, Ruiyan.
    THE LOST AND FORGOTTEN LANGUAGES OF SHANGHAI.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: St Martin's, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel: "Li Jing, a successful, happily married businessman, is dining at a grand hotel in Shanghai when a gas explosion shatters the building. A shard of glass neatly pierces Li Jing's forehead, obliterating his ability to speak Chinese. The only words that emerge from his mouth are faltering phrases of the English he spoke as a child growing up in Virginia. Suddenly Li Jing finds himself unable to communicate with his wife, Meiling, whom he once courted with beautiful words, as she struggles to keep his business afloat and maintain a brave face for their son. . . a story that demonstrates the…

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    New York: St Martin's, (2010) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's very highly praised first novel: "Li Jing, a successful, happily married businessman, is dining at a grand hotel in Shanghai when a gas explosion shatters the building. A shard of glass neatly pierces Li Jing's forehead, obliterating his ability to speak Chinese. The only words that emerge from his mouth are faltering phrases of the English he spoke as a child growing up in Virginia. Suddenly Li Jing finds himself unable to communicate with his wife, Meiling, whom he once courted with beautiful words, as she struggles to keep his business afloat and maintain a brave face for their son. . . a story that demonstrates the power of language in both our public and private relationships." 340 pp. ISBN: 978-0312586546.

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    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (some light toning to the edges of the textblock).

    Book ID: 72223
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