A Free Life

A Novel
CD - unabridged
Audio (17 discs)
Product Number: DD42927
Released: Oct 30, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781602833005
Narrator/s: Jaeson Ma
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Meet the Wu family-father Nan, mother Pingping, and son Taotao. They are arranging to fully sever ties with China in the aftermath of the 1989 massacre at Tiananmen Square, and to begin a new, free life in the United States. At first, their future seems well-assured. But after the fallout from Tiananmen, Nan's disillusionment turns him toward his first love, poetry. Leaving his studies, he takes on a variety of menial jobs as Pingping works for a wealthy widow as a cook and housekeeper. As Pingping and Taotao slowly adjust to American life, Nan still feels a strange attachment to his homeland, though he violently disagrees with Communist policy. But severing all ties-including his love for a woman who rejected him in his youth-proves to be more difficult than he could have ever imagined.

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Author(s): Ha Jin
Narrator(s): Jaeson Ma
Product Number Z100018872
Released: Nov 06, 2007
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780792751410
Author(s): Ha Jin
Product Number EB00173369
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: #9780375425264

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