In the Pond

In the Pond by 48771

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In the Pond is a 2000 novel by Ha Jin, who has also written Under the Red Flag, Ocean of Winds, and Waiting. He has been praised for his works relating to Chinese life and culture. The novel centers around the character Shao Bin, a Chinese man working at fertilizer plant, and his epic struggle to obtain a decent apartment for his young family. Continually passed over by the plant`s corrupt leaders, Bin decides to fight back against his communist superiors. Conflict espouses when Bin`s struggle is met with counterattacks and opposition he could never have imagined.

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Ha Jin ( Ha Jin - real name - Xuefei Jin , Xuefei Jin) Alias ​​Ha (Ha) - in honor of the beloved city of Harbin. February 21, 1956, Prov. Liaoning (China) & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; American writer and poet of Chinese origin. Born February 21, 1956 in Liaoning Province (China) into a military family. At the age of 14, under the influence of the anti-Soviet hysteria that reigned in the country and in anticipation of an imminent Soviet attack on China, he volunteered for the army, attributing himself an extra two years. While serving in the army and listening to the radio, he began to study English on his own. He worked as a teacher, then entered the university. In 1981, after graduating from Harbin University, he continued his studies at the University of Jinan. In 1985, having won a grant in English literature, he went to study for graduate school in the United States. & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; After the events in Tiananmen Square, he decided not to return to China. He had already published a book of poetry in English (1990), and he continued his literary studies. For three years he could not find a job in his specialty. In 1993 he got a teaching job as a poet at Emory College in Atlanta. He is currently a professor at Boston University. Writes in English. Published several books of poetry, collections of short stories and novels. Literary preferences - great Russian writers ("the great Russians"), especially Gogol, VS Naipaul, Alice Munro, Saul Bellow, Adrienne Rich, Shusako Endo (Susako Endo). He was awarded the National Book Prize, the American PEN Club Faulkner and Hemingway Prize, the Flannery O`Connor Prize for Short Story, etc.

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com Interviews .  Bibliography Poetry 1990 - Between Silences, coll. 1996 - Facing Shadows, Sat. 2001 - Wreckage, Sat.  Prose Collections 1996 - Ocean of Words (stories) - Sea of ​​words 1997 - Under the Red Flag (stories) - Under the red flag 2000 - The Bridegroom (stories) - Groom 2008 - The Writer as Migrant (essays) Novels 1998 - In the Pond - In the pond 1999 - Waiting - Waiting 2002 - The Crazed - Madman 2004 - War Trash 2007 - A Free Life

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Ha Jin ( Ha Jin - real name - Xuefei Jin , Xuefei Jin) Alias ​​Ha (Ha) - in honor of the beloved city of Harbin. February 21, 1956, Prov. Liaoning (China) & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; American writer and poet of Chinese origin. Born February 21, 1956 in Liaoning Province (China) into a military family. At the age of 14, under the influence of the anti-Soviet hysteria that reigned in the country and in anticipation of an imminent Soviet attack on China, he volunteered for the army, attributing himself an extra two years. While serving in the army and listening to the radio, he began to study English on his own. He worked as a teacher, then entered the university. In 1981, after graduating from Harbin University, he continued his studies at the University of Jinan. In 1985, having won a grant in English literature, he went to study for graduate school in the United States. & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; & amp; nbsp; After the events in Tiananmen Square, he decided not to return to China. He had already published a book of poetry in English (1990), and he continued his literary studies. For three years he could not find a job in his specialty. In 1993 he got a teaching job as a poet at Emory College in Atlanta. He is currently a professor at Boston University. Writes in English. Published several books of poetry, collections of short stories and novels. Literary preferences - great Russian writers ("the great Russians"), especially Gogol, VS Naipaul, Alice Munro, Saul Bellow, Adrienne Rich, Shusako Endo (Susako Endo). He was awarded the National Book Prize, the American PEN Club Faulkner and Hemingway Prize, the Flannery O`Connor Prize for Short Story, etc. Address - [email protected]  Wikipedia , Powells. com Interviews .  Bibliography Poetry 1990 - Between Silences, coll. 1996 - Facing Shadows, Sat. 2001 - Wreckage, Sat.  Prose Collections 1996 - Ocean of Words (stories) - Sea of ​​words 1997 - Under the Red Flag (stories) - Under the red flag 2000 - The Bridegroom (stories) - Groom 2008 - The Writer as Migrant (essays) Novels 1998 - In the Pond - In the pond 1999 - Waiting - Waiting 2002 - The Crazed - Madman 2004 - War Trash 2007 - A Free Life