Vintage Books USA, Paperback, 9781400075799, 352pp.
Publication Date: May 10, 2005
“Powerfully moving. . . . Brilliant and original. . . . Timeless and universal. . . . Nearly perfect.” —Russell Banks, The New York Times Book Review
“A powerful work of the imagination.” —The Washington Post
“Startingly seductive.... A work of profound humanism.” —Los Angeles Times Book Review
“Haunting. . . . Deeply moving. . . . [Ha Jin] holds our attention like a whisper.” —The Christian Science Monitor