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  • The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap | Gish Jen

    The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

    • UNABRIDGED (7 hrs and 37 mins)
    • By Gish Jen
    • Narrated By Caroline McLaughlin
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    The Girl at the Baggage Claim is a provocative and important study of the different ideas easterners and westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business. Never have East and West come as close as they are today, yet we are still baffled by one another. Is our mantra "To thine own self be true"? Or do we believe we belong to something larger than ourselves - a family, a religion, a troop - that claims our first allegiance?

  • The Love Wife | Gish Jen

    The Love Wife

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 34 mins)
    • By Gish Jen
    • Narrated By Linda Stephens, Ken Leung, Nancy Wu
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Critically acclaimed author Gish Jen is a National Book Critics Circle Award nominee and the person John Updike proclaimed as the young novelist most likely to become his successor. In The Love Wife, Jen poignantly explores the explosive dynamics of a mixed-race modern family.

    Lily says: "good story, well narrated"
  • World and Town: A Novel | Gish Jen

    World and Town: A Novel

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 53 mins)
    • By Gish Jen
    • Narrated By Janet Song
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready
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    Sixty-eight-year-old Hattie Kong, descendant of Confucius, daughter of an American missionary, has lived to see both her husband and her best friend die back-to-back in a single year. But two years later, it’s time for Hattie to start over. She moves to a small New England town where she is soon joined by a Cambodian American family and an ex-lover—now a retired neuroscientist—all of them looking for their own new lives.

    ME In Tx says: "Nothing like the descriptive!"
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