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Three-Legged Horse

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ISBN-10: 0231113870

ISBN-13: 9780231113878

Edition: Reprint 

Authors: Cheng Ch'ing-wen, Cheng Ch'ing-wen

List price: $28.00
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Here are twelve moving short stories about Taiwan and its people by one of the island's most popular writers, Cheng Ch'ing-wen. Focusing primarily on village life and the effects of modernization on Taiwan in the postwar years, Cheng is one of the most respected of the island's "nativist" writers, yet this is his first book to be translated into English. This anthology represents the best of his fictional efforts across a forty-year span and encompasses his major themes: the tensions between men and women, parents and children, city and village, tradition and modernity. Taken individually, each story presents a moving portrait of paralysis, frustration, or self-realization. Together, they…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 9/26/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 246
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.704
Language: English

The River Suite, by translated
The Mosquito, by translated
Betel Nut Town, by translated
A Fisherman's Family, by translated
The Last of the Gentlemen, by translated
Secrets, by translated
God of Thunder's Gonna Getcha, by translated
Autumn Night, by translated
Spring Rain, by translated
The Three-Legged Horse, by translated
Hair, by translated
The Coconut Palms on Campus, by translated