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  • Paperback
  • 222
  • Crossings
  • Chuang Hua
  • English
  • 23 September 2019
  • 0811216683

10 thoughts on “Crossings

  1. Kenny Kenny says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookOn 2008 April 1, I rated this book with only 2 stars Thus, here is empirical proof that I was indeed a fool and a dumb dumb in my younger days meaning, come to think of it, on


  2. Sentimental Surrealist Sentimental Surrealist says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookCrossings is a book of fragments that takes a number of chronological leaps of faith That s worth establishing right away because if you re not a fan of that style, you might not be so big into this one The fragments get longer and the chronology grows clearer as the novel progresses, but the scrambled up feeling is still key to how this novel operates, which means I must throw the dread veil of not for everybody over it before I move onward.But fuck everyone else how was it for me Pretty Crossings is a book of fragments that takes a number of chronological leaps of faith That s worth establishing right away because if you re not a fan of that style, you might not be so big into this one The fragments get longer and the chronology grows clearer as the no


  3. Lisa Lisa says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookFascinating that this Shanghai born author was only known to have written this one book Everything seems to happen in a dream with the story moving from one time period to another Sometimes Fourth Jane, the Chinese daughter, is remembering her father, sometimes her lover The family is quite close, all 7 siblings and their parents But she keeps her relationship with her French lover a secret The story is not always satisfying but feelscontemporary than the 1968 date of its original pub Fascinating that this Shanghai born author was only known to have written this one book Everything seems to happen in a dream with the story moving from one time period to another Sometimes Fourth Jane, the Chinese daughter, is remembering her father, sometimes her lover The family is quite close, all 7 siblings and their parents But she keeps her relationship with her French lover a secret The story is not always satisfying but


  4. Jill Jones Jill Jones says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookI read this book as part of a Chinese American Literature class.Sometimes, the less you say the better which has been something I have never mastered, by the way But in that spirit, I don t want to say too much about this story It is a fascinating read if you are interested in diaspora or cultural transitioning The story itself reads like a puzzle, and if you are interested in such narratives, it is fascinating to think about the ways in which the author has arranged this piece of writing.


  5. Christine Christine says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookCrossings is challenging It belongs in the I want to cry I m so confused category but after a reread or two it s like, aha, lightbulb moment It sthan just disjointed, fragmented, non linear it combines the past and present with myths and dreams, and within one paragraph there can be shifts in space and time, even changes in POV There are no quota


  6. Penny Penny says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBook3 1 2 starsThis book is very disjointed and many chapters and paragraphs begin with a line about she and it takes a bit of reading to determine which character is referenced On any one page, different paragraphs may be from different years or situations or perspe


  7. Peter Gao Peter Gao says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookGive it to Me Miya Folick


  8. Kevin Kevin says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookI stumbled upon Crossings by Chuang Hua because it was referred to by Ruth Reichl as an important food novel Not a food book per se, but considered to be the first modernist Chinese American novel and what an extraordinary work of writing Hau only penned this one book 1968 and then retreated from society The writing is very unconventional in its use of or often lack thereof punctuation and paragraph structure During a single paragraph she may take you from the present to the past and eve I stumbled upon Crossings by Chuang Hua be


  9. Menara Menara says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookI have never read a book that was at the same time almost impossible to follow and impossible to put down It jumps from reality to dreams and memories and I believe from different view points of various inter woven characters, although I m not sure I think it may warrant a second reading.


  10. Cristina Cristina says:

    Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookI enjoyed reading this book and found it to be interesting and eloquent, but I did find it hard to keep up with where the story was in plot, location, and time The afterwards by Amy Ling was the best part of the book because it helped explain the story and justified my near constant confusion.


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CrossingsPaperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookRestored to print after its original run in , a modernist tale on the Asian American experience finds Fourth Jane struggling with her developing sense of self in spite of frequent family relocations throughout four continents and a loving but oppressive father Reprint.


About the Author: Chuang Hua

Paperback ñ Crossings MOBI ✓ crossings mobile, CrossingsCrossings eBookStella Yang Copley wrote under the name of Chuang Hua Born in China, her family fled to Hong Kong in and then to England and finally to the United States The father Dyadya doctor in China, became a stockbroker and ensured a comfortable living to his seven children Chuang Hua graduated from Vassar College, and lived in New York and Connecticut Crossings is her only novel from.