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A song everlasting, Ha Jin

Label
A song everlasting
Title
A song everlasting
Statement of responsibility
Ha Jin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the universally admired, award-winning author of Waiting and The Boat Rocker, an urgent, timely novel that follows a famous Chinese singer severed from his country as he works to find his way in the United States. After popular singer Yao Tian takes a private gig in New York at the end of a tour with his state-supported choir, expecting to pick up some extra cash for his daughter's tuition fund, the consequences of his choice spiral out of control. On his return to China, he is informed that the sponsors of the event were in support of Taiwan's secession and that he must deliver a formal self-criticism. When he is asked to forfeit his passport to his employer, he impulsively decides instead to return to New York to protest the government's threat to his artistic integrity. With the help of his old friend, Yabin, Tian's career begins to flourish in the United States. Soon placed on a government blacklist and thwarted by the State at every turn, it becomes increasingly clear that he may never return to China unless he denounces the freedoms that have made his new life possible. But Tian nevertheless insists on his identity as a performer, refusing to give up his art. Timely, moving, and important, A Song Everlasting is a story of hope in the face of hardship, from one of our most celebrated authors"--
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jin, Ha
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Singers
  • Chinese
  • Exiles
  • Immigrants
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Political
  • FICTION / Asian American
  • Chinese
  • Exiles
  • Singers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
A song everlasting, Ha Jin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1201693666
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781524748791
Lccn
2020047331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1201693666
Label
A song everlasting, Ha Jin
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1201693666
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
336 pages
Isbn
9781524748791
Lccn
2020047331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1201693666

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