Gold boy, emerald girl / Yiyun Li.
Author: Li, Yiyun, 1972-
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2010.
ISBN: 9781400068135 (alk. paper)
1400068134 (alk. paper)
Description: 221 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject: Short stories, American 21st century.
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Notes: "The following stories that appear in this work have been previously published: 'Kindness' was originally published in A Public Space; 'A man like him' and 'Gold boy, emerald girl' were originally published in The New Yorker; 'Prison' was originally published in Tin House; 'The proprietress' was originally published in Zoetrope: All-Story; 'House fire' was originally published in Granta; 'Number three, Garden Road' was originally published in Waving at the Gardner: The Asham Award Short-Story Collection; 'Sweeping past' was orginally published in The Gaurdian; 'Souvenir' was originally published in the San Francisco Chronicle"--T.p. verso.
Contents: Kindness -- A man like him -- Prison -- The proprietress -- House fire -- Number three, Garden Road -- Sweeping past -- Souvenir -- Gold boy, emerald girl.
Summary: A collection of nine short stories that offer a vision of the human fate.