Editorial Reviews. Review. Set during the Tiananmen Square uprising of , The Crazed, a novel from Ha Jin, the award-winning author of the. The Crazed [Ha Jin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San. A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San Jose Mercury News Best Book of the Year Ha Jin’s seismically powerful.

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Showing best matches Show all copies. What makes Biblio different? Sign In Register Help Cart. The Crazed By Jin, Ha. He lives in the Boston area and is a professor of English at Boston University. Log-in or create an account first!

Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! The Crazed Jin, Ha Heinemann. The Crazed Ha Jin May not contain Access Codes hz Supplements. Fine in a Fine crazee jacket. The third novel by the Chinese-born author Ha Jin. New York City, NY: The author’s second novel. Now considered a contemporary classic. The First Hardcover Edition. Precedes and should not jiin confused with all other subsequent editions.

Published in a small and limited print run as a hardcover original only. The First Edition is now scarce. Presents Ha Jin’s “The Crazed”. Ha Jin, who writes only in English, cemented his reputation with “Waiting”, which was lavished with critical praise and literary awards.

He has been compared to Dickens, Balzac, and Isaac Babel. Yet he tells the reader only, and precisely, as much as is needed to make his deceptively simple fiction resonate on many levels” The New York Times. Ha Jin came to the United States as an adult barely able to speak English.

He still has difficulty speaking it and has said that the main impetus for writing is the opportunity it affords him to sit down and tue and re-write, edit and re-edit, and start all over again if necessary until he is satisfied with the result.

He uses his acquired language as a storyteller and poet of the first rank who bears witness to the collision between personal experience in all its pain, beauty, and complexity and the arbitrary suffering that History, Fate, and Destiny inflict upon all human beings, whether they be powerful or powerless. His sympathy for every human being in all his or her particularity is unsurpassed among contemporary American writers.


The Crazed

You experience anxiety, profound self-consciousness, and an uncomfortable sensitivity to the world, and somehow it’s a pleasure. An absolute “must-have” title for Ha Jin collectors. It is signed directly on the page itself, not on a tipped-in page, as many copies available online are.

This title is a contemporary classic. Clean, crisp, and bright, a pristine beauty.

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Many copies available online have serious flaws. A scarce signed crazex thus. One of the finest American writers of our time. Proof that measures 8. An early state of this novel from the author of the National Book Award winner “Waiting. Very uncommon in this format which was in general reserved for the publisher’s sales force. First edition, first issue. A pristine copy, very fine and near as mint.

New York, New York, U. A fine copy in a fine thw dustjacket. This copy ba signed by Ha Jin on the title page.

Tight and clean mint condition– protected in a new acrylic jacket cover. From the brilliant author of “Waiting” and “War Trash”. Classic First Editions Published: The Crazed Jin, Ha London: Signed by Ha Jin directly on the title page. Book and dust jacket in fine condition. Idler Fine Books Published: Fine in black and white illustrated wraps with near fine trial dustwrapper.

The Crazed – Ha Jin – Kinna Reads

Signed by the author. Although not marked in any way, this copy is from the distinguished modern first edition collection of Bruce Kahn.

Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. Fine in fine dustwrapper. Reviewer card laid in. A wonderful book from a master. First Edition, First Printing. Dust jacket protected by removable Brodart cover.

Ash Grove Heirloom Books Published: Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of th, and may have some markings on the inside. Your purchase also supports literacy charities.

Better World Books Ltd Condition: William Heinemann Ltd, Black cloth binding, gilt titles. Unread and as new in like DJ. The Crazed Jin, Ha Heinemann, In Very Good Condition. We can ship from the USA and Canada. We list books that are academic, collectible and historically significant, providing the utmost quality and customer service satisfaction. For any questions feel free to email us. Used – Very Good. Great condition for a used book! Better World Books Condition: This is an older printing.


Very Good Copy Edition: Evening Star Books Published: Author has won the National Book Award.

This is a Fine copy of the First Edition stated in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket. In a plastic protector. Quercus Rare Books Published: The uncorrected proof copy of this book by the author of the National Book Award-winning Waiting.

Though not marked, from the collection of Mel Thf, host craaed the public radio program “Profiles” which interviewed authors. Fine, in fine, mylar-protected dust jacket. Joe Staats, Bookseller Published: In his luminous new novel, The Crazed Ha Jin – author of Waiting deepens his portrait of contemporary Chinese society while exploring the perennial conflicts between convention and individualism, integrity and pragmatism, loyalty and betrayal.

Professor Yang, a respected teacher of literature at a provincial university, has had a stroke, his student Jian Wan—who is also engaged to Yang’s daughter—has been assigned to care for him. Seemingly a simple if burdensome duty becomes treacherous when the professor begins to rave: Russell Books Craze Condition: Professor Yang, a respected teacher of literature, has had a stroke and it falls to Jian Wan – who is also engaged to Yang’s daughter – to care for him.

It initially seems a simple duty until the professor begins to rave, pleading with invisible tormentors and denouncing his family Are these just manifestations of illness, or is Yang spewing up the truth? In a China convulsed by the Tiananmen uprising, ah who jjin to the truth are as much at risk as crazfd who speak it. Lyrical and heart-breaking, The Crazed is an incisive portrait of modern Chinese society. Expertly done Daily Mail: A fascinating tale told with skill and eloquence; a truly wonderful read Publishing News: Like the best realist writers, Ha Jin sneaks emotional power into the plainest declarative sentences New Yorker: