>
India's fastest online shopping destination
Gift Cards
Donate Stationery Kits
Help Center
Sell On Snapdeal
Download App
Cart
Compare Products
Clear All
Let's Compare!

War Trash


MRP  
Rs. 3,836
  (Inclusive of all taxes)
Rs. 1918 50% OFF
(4) Offers | Applicable on cart
10% instant discount on State Bank Debit cards T&C
Get upto 5X Reward Points Using HDFC Bank Credit Cards T&C
Get 5% instant discount + 10X rewards using Snapdeal HDFC Bank Credit Card T&C
5% cashback on HDFC debit cards on Snapdeal T&C
Delivery
check

Generally delivered in 31 - 35 days

  • ISBN13:9781400075799
  • ISBN10:1400075793
  • Publisher:Vintage Books USA
  • Language:English
  • Author:Ha Jin
  • View all item details
7 Days Replacement
Trustpay: 100% Payment Protection. Replacement is applicable for 7 days after delivery Know More

Featured

Highlights

  • ISBN13:9781400075799
  • ISBN10:1400075793
  • Publisher:Vintage Books USA
  • Language:English
  • Author:Ha Jin
  • Binding:Paperback
  • SUPC: SDL386909092

Description

Brief Description

Ha Jin's masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War.

Learn More about the Book

Ha Jin s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao s volunteer army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes an intermediary between his compatriots and their American captors.With Yuan as guide, we are ushered into the secret world behind the barbed wire, a world where kindness alternates with blinding cruelty and one has infinitely more to fear from one s fellow prisoners than from the guards. Vivid in its historical detail, profound in its imaginative empathy, War Trash is Ha Jin s most ambitious book to date."

Front Cover Glimpse

Ha Jin's masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao's "volunteer" army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes an intermediary between his compatriots and their American captors.
With Yuan as guide, we are ushered into the secret world behind the barbed wire, a world where kindness alternates with blinding cruelty and one has infinitely more to fear from one's fellow prisoners than from the guards. Vivid in its historical detail, profound in its imaginative empathy, War Trash is Ha Jin's most ambitious book to date.

Review Quotes

1. " Powerfully moving. . . . Brilliant and original. . . . Timeless and universal. . . . Nearly perfect." - Russell Banks, "The New York Times Book Review"
" A powerful work of the imagination." - "The Washington Post"
" Startingly seductive.... A work of profound humanism." - "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
" Haunting. . . . Deeply moving. . . . [Ha Jin] holds our attention like a whisper." - "The Christian Science Monitor"

2. "Powerfully moving. . . . Brilliant and original. . . . Timeless and universal. . . . Nearly perfect." -Russell Banks, "The New York Times Book Review""A powerful work of the imagination." -"The Washington Post""Startingly seductive.... A work of profound humanism." -"Los Angeles Times Book Review""Haunting. . . . Deeply moving. . . . [Ha Jin] holds our attention like a whisper." -"The Christian Science Monitor"

3.

"Powerfully moving. . . . Brilliant and original. . . . Timeless and universal. . . . Nearly perfect." --Russell Banks, "The New York Times Book Review"

"A powerful work of the imagination." --"The Washington Post"

"Startingly seductive.... A work of profound humanism." --"Los Angeles Times Book Review"

"Haunting. . . . Deeply moving. . . . [Ha Jin] holds our attention like a whisper." --"The Christian Science Monitor"

4.

Powerfully moving. . . . Brilliant and original. . . . Timeless and universal. . . . Nearly perfect. Russell Banks, "The New York Times Book Review"

A powerful work of the imagination. "The Washington Post"

Startingly seductive.... A work of profound humanism. "Los Angeles Times Book Review"

Haunting. . . . Deeply moving. . . . [Ha Jin] holds our attention like a whisper. "The Christian Science Monitor"

"

Terms & Conditions

The images represent actual product though color of the image and product may slightly differ.

Quick links

Seller Details

View Store


Expand your business to millions of customers