Straw Dogs Of The Universe: A Novel

Autor Ye Chun
en Limba Engleză Hardback – 17 oct 2023
A sweeping historical novel of the American West from the little-seen perspective of those who helped to build it, Straw Dogs of the Universe traces the story of one Chinese father and his young daughter, desperate to find him against all odds. After her village is devastated by famine, 10-year-old Sixiang is sold to a human trafficker for a bag of rice and six silver coins. Her mother is reluctant to let her go, but the promise of a better life for her beloved daughter ultimately sways her. Arriving in America with the profits from her sale and a single photograph of Guifeng, her absent father, Sixiang journeys across an unfamiliar American landscape in the hopes of reuniting her family. As she makes her way through an unforgiving new world, her father, a railroad worker in California, finds his attempts to build a life for himself both upended and defined by a long-lost love and the seemingly inescapable violence of the American West. A generational saga ranging from the villages of
Citește tot Restrânge

Preț: 12257 lei

Preț vechi: 16401 lei

Puncte Express: 184

Preț estimativ în valută:
2348 2576$ 2031£

Carte disponibilă

Livrare economică 22 decembrie 23 - 03 ianuarie 24
Livrare express 12-16 decembrie pentru 7104 lei

Preluare comenzi: 021 569.72.76


ISBN-13: 9781646220625
ISBN-10: 1646220625
Pagini: 336
Dimensiuni: 151 x 218 mm
Greutate: 0.48 kg
Editura: Penguin Random House Group
Colecția Catapult
Locul publicării:United States

Notă biografică

Ye Chun