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The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai

Author: Xu, Ruiyan

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

Format:Hardcover

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The Lost and Forgotten Languages of Shanghai : Li Jing, a successful, happily married businessman, is dining at a grand hotel in Shanghai when a gas explosion shatters the building. A shard of glass neatly pierces Li Jing's forehead - obliterating his ability to speak Chinese. The only words that emerge from his mouth are faltering phrases of the English he spoke as a child growing up in Virginia. Suddenly Li Jing finds himself unable to communicate with his wife, Meiling, whom he once courted with beautiful words, as she struggles to keep his business afloat and maintain a brave face for their son. The family turns to an American neurologist, Rosalyn Neal, who is as lost as Li Jing - whom she calls James - in this bewitching, bewildering city, where the two form a bond that Meiling does not need a translator to understand.


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Fiction   Literary

ISBN 13:9780312586546
ISBN 10:031258654X
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:340
Size:9.20" l x 6.10" w x 0.90" h
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