Results for General Fiction + Asian Writers/Themes + 1940s & '50s

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  • The Kinship of Secrets
    Eugenia Kim
    Hardcover: 11/06/2018
     
    From the author of The Calligrapher's Daughter comes the riveting story of two sisters, one raised in the ...
  • An Unrestored Woman
    Shobha Rao
    Paperback: 03/14/2017
     
    The twelve paired stories in Shobha Rao's An Unrestored Woman trace their origins to the formation of India ...
  • Night in Shanghai: A Novel
    Nicole Mones
    Paperback: 01/06/2015
     
    In this stunningly researched novel, Nicole Mones not only tells the forgotten story of black musicians in the...
  • The Surrendered
    Chang-rae Lee
    Paperback: 03/01/2011
     
    A stunning story about how love and war inalterably change the lives of those they touch, The Surrendered is ...
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel
    Jamie Ford
    Paperback: 10/06/2009
     
    One of BookBrowse's Top 3 Favorite Books of 2009.

    Set during one of the most conflicted and volatile times in ...
  • The Gift of Rain: A Novel
    Tan Twan Eng
    Paperback: 05/05/2009
     
    Written in lush, evocative prose, The Gift of Rain spans decades as it takes readers from the final days of ...
  • War Trash
    Ha Jin
    Paperback: 05/10/2005
     
    A powerful, unflinching novel that opens a window on an unknown aspect of a little-known war: the experiences ...

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