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THE BOAT ROCKER: HA JIN

Ha Jin is the author of National Book Award for Fiction winner Waiting and most recently of the darkly-comic The Boat Rocker – an examination of the moral dimensions of journalism via the tale of a Chinese expat working in New York who suspects the hype surrounding a Chinese bodiceripper. Jin, who left China for good in 1985, writes from a position of both freedom and exile. The Boat Rocker however, notes The New York Times, “is no polemic masquerading as a novel”. Jin speaks with Michael Williams.

This event has been cancelled as Ha Jin is no longer travelling to NZ due to serious family illness.
Ticket holders should contact Ticketmaster on groups@ticketmaster.co.nz or 09 970 9700 to arrange exchanges or refunds as appropriate.

Fri, 19 May 2017

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