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ISBN: 0944072925 / ISBN-13: 9780944072929

In the Pond

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Shao Bin is a factory fitter in a small Chinese town, a poor and unconnected man with a young wife and a small child, but also an accomplished artist ... Show synopsis

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  • In the Pond (Zoland Books) – Hardcover (1998)
    by Ha Jin

    In the Pond

    Hardcover, Zoland Books
    1998
    English
    178 pages

    ISBN: 0944072925
    ISBN-13: 9780944072929

    Set in the northern provincial commune town of Dismount Fort, "In the Pond" tells the story of Shao Bin, a worker at the Harvest Fertilizer plant who aims above his station. Passed over on the list to receive a larger apartment, while those in favor with the party are selected ahead of him, Shao Bin chafes at his powerlessness until he hits upon a solution: placing a satirical cartoon in the provincial newspaper. "In the Pond" is a close, unsentimental depiction of life in a small factory town; the maneuvering, posturing, ... Show more

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