War Trash by Ha Jin

War Trash is a novel by the Chinese author Ha Jin, who has long lived in the United States and who writes in English. It takes the form of a memoir written by the fictional character Yu Yuan, a man who eventually becomes a soldier in the Chinese People's Volunteer Army and who is sent to Korea to fight on the Communist side in the Korean War. The majority of the "memoir" is devoted to describing this experience, especially after Yu Yuan is captured by United Nations forces and imprisoned as a POW. The novel captured the PEN/Faulkner Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

The 2099th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction (PEN/Faulkner)

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War Trash Paperback 5130706 $11.98 $0.01
War Trash Paperback 5390681 $0.01 2006
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War Trash Paperback 170251 $10.99 $0.94 2005
Despojos De Guerra/ War Trash (Spanish Edition) Paperback 6918183 $30.24 $6.05 2007
War Trash Hardcover 1108505 $3.45 $0.01 2004
War Trash (Vintage International) Kindle Edition 216606 $9.99 2007
War Trash Hardcover 5031634 $19.58 $0.01 2005