The Boat to Redemption
- by Su Tong -
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Publisher: Doubleday & Co Inc.
Publication Date: January 1, 2010
Language: English
ISBN-10: 038561344X
ISBN-13: 978-0385613446
Synopsis In The Boat to Redemption disgraced Secretary Ku has been banished from the Party - it has been officially proved that he does not have a fish-shaped birthmark on his buttom and is therefore not the son of a revolutionary martyr, but the issue of a river pirate and a prostitute. He and his son, Dongliang, make a new life among the boat people where they meet Huixian. Soon Dongliang is obsessed with her and takes on Life, Fate and the Party in the only way he knows.
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In the first interview, Su Tong describes writing a novel is like running a marathon and shares his feeling of achieving international fame. And in the second, Sarah Passmore gets Su's reaction on having just won the prize.
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