Repeat After Me

Repeat After Me

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A dazzlingly rich and funny novel by "a real China doll" (Entertainment Weekly)

Rachel DeWoskin is a writer who has been lauded for her "razor-sharp descriptions" (The Wall Street Journal), her "considerable cultural and linguistic resources" (The New Yorker), and her rare ability to offer a "real insider's look at life in modern China" (The Economist). Now DeWoskin, author of the laughout-loud funny and poignantForeign Babes in Beijing, returns with a new novel about modern China and one American girl's struggle to find herself there.

Aysha is a twenty-two-year-old New Yorker putting the pieces of her life back in place after her parents' divorce and her own nervous breakdown when a young Chinese student named Da Ge flips her world upside-down. In a love story that spans decades and continents, from the Tiananmen Square incident to 9/11, New York City's Upper West Side to the terraced mountains of South China,Repeat After Me gives readers an alternately funny and painful glimpse of life and loss in between languages.

WW Norton
Rachel DeWoskin is a writer who has been lauded for her "razor-sharp descriptions" (The Wall Street Journal), her "considerable cultural and linguistic resources" (The New Yorker), and her rare ability to offer a "real insider's look at life in modern China" (The Economist). Now DeWoskin, author of the laughout-loud funny and poignant Foreign Babes in Beijing, returns with a new novel about modern China and one American girl's struggle to find herself there.Aysha is a twenty-two-year-old New Yorker putting the pieces of her life back in place after her parents' divorce and her own nervous breakdown when a young Chinese student named Da Ge flips her world upside-down. In a love story that spans decades and continents, from the Tiananmen Square incident to 9/11, New York City's Upper West Side to the terraced mountains of South China, Repeat After Me gives readers an alternately funny and painful glimpse of life and loss in between languages.
A dazzlingly rich and funny novel by "a real China doll" (Entertainment Weekly)

Baker & Taylor
Trying to put her life back together after her parents' divorce and her own nervous breakdown, twenty-two-year old ESL teacher Aysha finds herself intrigued by surly and secretive student Da Ge, an attraction that will change her life forever.

Blackwell North Amer
Aysha is a twenty-two-year-old New Yorker putting the pieces of her life back in place after her parents' divorce and her own nervous breakdown when a young Chinese student named Da Ge flips her world upside-down. In a love story that spans decades and continents, from Tiananmen Square to Ground Zero, New York City's Upper West Side to the terraced mountains of South China, Repeat After Me gives readers an alternately funny and painful glimpse of life and loss between languages.

Publisher: New York : Overlook Press, 2009
ISBN: 9781590202227
1590202228
Branch Call Number: FICTION DEWOSKIN
Characteristics: 319 p. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Repeat after me : a novel

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Nov 07, 2014

This is a wonderful, always surprising novel.

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miaone thinks this title is suitable for 18 years and over

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