Yiyun Li has recently been named a MacArthur genius and featured as one of the Top 20 Writers under 40 by The New Yorker. Her latest collection of short stories, Gold Boy, Emerald Girl, has been heralded as “brilliant” by Publishers Weekly and “further proof that (she) deserves to be considered among the best living fiction writers” by Kirkus Review.
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl (2010) by Yiyun Li (Favorite Author) 3.68 of 5 Votes: 3. ISBN. 1400068134 (ISBN13: 9781400068135) languge. English. genre. Fiction. publisher. Random House. review 1: If this book were a person classified by the Myers-Briggs personality test, it would be an INTJ: a bit of an introvert, a keen observer and sometimes critic of human nature, and pragmatic and unsentimental.
Yiyun Li. Yiyun Li is the author of A Thousand Years of Good Prayers, The Vagrants and Gold Boy, Emerald Girl.Her most recent novel is Kinder Than Solitude.She lives in California.
Yiyun Li grew up in Beijing and came to the United States in 1996.. “Gold Boy, Emerald Girl” last year. I wrote that story to talk to a William Trevor story called “Three People” from his collection The Hill Bachelors. There are three characters in the Trevor story: a woman, a man, and the woman’s father, and much of what has brought them to that moment in the story happened in.
On the contrary, Yiyun Li’s tenderness toward her characters, her respect for the richness of their lives, and the subtlety and gentle humor with which she portrays them make the experience of reading Gold Boy, Emerald Girl consistently heartening.” Read full review.
Written in lyrical prose and with stunning honesty, Gold Boy, Emerald Girl introduces us to worlds strange and familiar, creating a mesmerizing and vibrant landscape of life. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl By Yiyun Li Published on 2010-09-02 2010-09-02.
Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li. ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Save Not today. Subjects. Fiction Literature. The second collection of stories from Yiyun Li, author of the Guardian First Book Award-winning A Thousand Years of Good.
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