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Family Catastrophe : a Modernist Novel (95 Edition)

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Set in post-1949 Taiwan, this novel is an intimate revelation of a family's journey to catastrophe. The rather of the all-too-ordinary Fan family suddenly flees from home; his son, Fan Yeh, sets off to search for him but is repeatedly unsuccessful, returning alone to the anxiously waiting mother. As it tracks Fan Yeh's fruitless search, Wang Wen-hsing's innovative narrative unfolds the history of this family, depicting relationships both tender and brutal and divulging secrets of poverty and abuse, love and hate.

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ISBN:
9780824817107
Subtitle:
A Modernist Novel
Translator:
Dolling, Susan Wan
Author:
Wen-Hsing, Wang
Author:
Wang, Wen-Hsing
Author:
Dolling, Susan Wan
Publisher:
University of Hawaii Press
Location:
Honolulu :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Asian - General
Subject:
Ethnology
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Asia, southeastern
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Asia del Sudeste
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series:
Fiction from Modern China
Series Volume:
map I-1101
Publication Date:
May 1995
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
7.99x5.27x.72 in. .65 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Set in post-1949 Taiwan, this novel is an intimate revelation of a family's journey to catastrophe. The rather of the all-too-ordinary Fan family suddenly flees from home; his son, Fan Yeh, sets off to search for him but is repeatedly unsuccessful, returning alone to the anxiously waiting mother. As it tracks Fan Yeh's fruitless search, Wang Wen-hsing's innovative narrative unfolds the history of this family, depicting relationships both tender and brutal and divulging secrets of poverty and abuse, love and hate.
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