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Radish (Paperback) (Mo Yan)

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During China's collectivist era in the late 1950s, a rural work team responsible for building an important floodgate receives a strange new recruit: Hei-hai, a skinny, silent and almost feral boy. Assigned to assist the blacksmith at the worksite forge, Hei-hai proves superhumanly indifferent to pain or suffering and yet, eerily sensitive to the natural world. As the worksite becomes a backdrop to jealousy and strife, Hei-hai's eyes remain fixed on a world that only he can see, searching for wonders that only he understands. One day, he finds all that he has been seeking embodied in the most mundane and unexpected way: a radish.
Number of Pages: 86.0
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary
Series Title: Penguin Specials
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: Mo Yan
Language: English
Street Date: December 15, 2016
TCIN: 51171731
UPC: 9780734310798
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-2277

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