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The boat rocker

Ha Jin

The boat rocker

a novel

by Ha Jin

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Investigative reporting,
  • Journalists,
  • Chinese,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHa Jin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3560.I6 B63 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination222 pages
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27216197M
    ISBN 100307911624
    ISBN 109780307911629
    LC Control Number2016007449
    OCLC/WorldCa936532199

    The Boat Rocker may be intended as a story about the freedom of the press, but it is so much more. Yes its primary focus is the media. "Honesty is strength" reiterates the narrator Feng Danlin as he investigates a story about his ex-wife and her supposed best-selling novel. But it's also about communism and capitalism. East vs West.


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