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Hunger: a Novella and Stories

by Chang, Lan Samantha

  • ISBN: 9780393046649
  • ISBN10: 0393046648

Hunger: a Novella and Stories

by Chang, Lan Samantha

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  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish date: 12/01/2006
  • ISBN: 9780393046649
  • ISBN10: 0393046648
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Description: The characters who inhabit this extraordinary fictional debut are caught between the burden of their past history and the fragility of their unchartered future. Hunger illuminates how first-generation immigrants from China, culturally and emotionally uprooted from their homeland, mistrust connection even as they hunger for attachment -- and how the past affects and shapes their children.

In luminous prose, these moving stories of love and loss explore the profound and painful ties between husband and wife, parent and child, sister and sister. The stunning title novella is told by a woman whose love for an exiled musician compels her into a tragic marriage in which her husband's unfulfilled desires nearly destroy their children. In other stories, a ghost seduces a young girl into a flooded river; a mother commands a daughter to avenge her father's death.

Lan Samantha Chang weaves the forces of war and magic, God and desire, ghosts and family, into haunting tales. Again and again, Chang asks the question: is love not a kind of burden, stifling and terrifying in the choices and responsibilities forces on us? And yet we yearn for it, define ourselves by our experience of it, cannot live without it.

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