Waiting by Ha Jin

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Waiting: a Novel is a novel by award-winning author Ha Jin. It received the 1999 National Book Award. Lin Kong (the protagonist), a soldier in the Revolutionary Army, finds himself waiting 18 years to divorce his wife for another woman all the while fearing prosecution for being with the woman he wants to marry

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The 666th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 84th on Top 100 World Literature Titles (Perfection Learning)
  2. - PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (PEN/Faulkner)
  3. - National Book Award - Fiction (National Book Foundation)
  4. - The 100 Best Books in the World (AbeBooks.de (in German))

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    Year Published
    1999
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