Hunger: A Novella And Stories by Lan Samantha ChangHunger: A Novella And Stories by Lan Samantha Chang

Hunger: A Novella And Stories

byLan Samantha Chang

Paperback | August 25, 2009

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The novella and five stories that make up this collection reveal the lives of immigrant families haunted by lost loves: a ghost seduces a young girl into a flooded river; a mother commands a daughter to avenge her father’s death; and in the title novella, a woman speaks from beyond the grave about her tragic marriage to an exiled musician whose own disappointments nearly destroyed their two daughters.
Lan Samantha Chang's fiction has appeared in Atlantic Monthly, Story and The Best American Short Stories 1994 and 1996. Chang is the author of the award-winning books Hunger and Inheritance, and the novel All Is Forgotten, Nothing Is Lost. She is the recipient of the Wallace Stegner and Truman Capote fellowships at Stanford University....
Title:Hunger: A Novella And StoriesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.3 × 5.6 × 0.5 inPublished:August 25, 2009Publisher:WW NortonLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393337952

ISBN - 13:9780393337952

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Editorial Reviews

Impeccable. . . . Delicately specific tales of Chinese immigrant life . . . capturing the universal struggles of the human heart. . . . So luminous is this collection, the result is something like a pearl. — San Diego Union-TribuneElegant. . . . A delicately calculated balance sheet of the losses and gains of immigrants whose lives are stretched between two radically different cultures. — The New York Times Book ReviewA work of gorgeous, enduring prose. — Washington Post