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Award Winning Books by
HA JIN

The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin
29 reviews (2016) (240p) ()
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War Trash by Ha Jin
78 reviews (2004) (368p) (PP) (PF) (NYTimes)
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 War Trash, the extraordinary new novel by the National Book Award–winning author of Waiting, is Ha Jin's most ambitious work to date: a powerful, unflinching story that opens a window on an unknown aspect of a little-known war—the experiences of Chinese POWs held by Americans during the Korean conflict—and paints an intimate portrait of conformity and dissent against a sweeping c...
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Waiting by Ha Jin
367 reviews (1999) (320p) (PP) (NBA) (PF) (LATimes) (TIME) (Amazon) (ALA)
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 "In Waiting, Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human heart and constantly shifting politics of t...
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Ha Jin Award Stats
Major Prize* Nominations 6  
Unique Books Nominated for a Major Prize* 2  
Pulitzer Prize Wins 0  
Pulitzer Prize Nominations 2 Waiting · War Trash ·  
National Book Critics Circle Award Wins 0  
National Book Critics Circle Award Nominations 0  
National Book Award Wins 1 Waiting ·  
National Book Award Nominations 1 Waiting ·  
Man Booker Prize Wins 0  
Man Booker Prize Nominations 0  
PEN/Faulkner Award Wins 2 Waiting · War Trash ·  
PEN/Faulkner Award Nominations 2 Waiting · War Trash ·  

*Major Prize = Pulitzer Prize, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Award, Man Booker Prize, and PEN/Faulkner Award

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