A Thousand Years of Good Prayers/The Vagrants/Gold Boy, Emerald Girl/Kinder Than Solitude/Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life/Where Reasons End

By: Li, Yiyun

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Book Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A complete collection of Yiyun Li's works - all SIGNED by Yiyun Li on their title pages! Sold as a set only, the books include: 1) "A Thousand Years of Good Prayers," (2005) - the author's first book, a collection of stories set in China and among Chinese Americans living in the United States. Winner of the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the PEN/Hemingway Award, The Guardian First Book Award, and the California Book Award for first fiction. 2) "The Vagrants" (2009) - her debut novel set in China in the late 1970s where we follow a group of people in a small town during this dramatic and harrowing time, the era that was a forebear of the Tiananmen Square uprising. This won the California Book Award for fiction, and was shortlisted for the International Dublin Literary Award. 3) "Gold Boy, Emerald Girl" (2010) - her second collection of stories. A finalist for the Story Prize and shortlisted for the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award. 4) "Kinder Than Solitude" (2014) - a novel that resonates with provocative observations about human nature and life. 5) "Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life" (2017) - A memoir, "Dear Friend" is a beautiful, interior exploration of selfhood and a journey of recovery through literature: a long letter from a writer to like-minded readers. 6) "Where Reasons End" (2019) - Composed in the months after Li lost a child to suicide, "Where Reasons End" trespasses into the space between life and death as mother and child talk, free from old images and narratives. Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996 to pursue a science career in immunology before she became a writer. Depending upon where the books are to be sent there may be additional charges (at cost) for shipping.

Title: A Thousand Years of Good Prayers/The Vagrants/Gold Boy, Emerald Girl/Kinder Than Solitude/Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life/Where Reasons End

Author Name: Li, Yiyun

Categories: Modern First Editions, Whiting Writers' Award, PEN/Hemingway Award Winner, *NEW ARRIVALS, *Author Collections,

Edition: First Editions/First Printings

Publisher: New York, New York, Random House: 2005

ISBN Number: 198481737X

ISBN Number 13: 9781984817372

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine/Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 9000