Swimming in Hong Kong

Swimming in Hong Kong

by Stephanie Han


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The award winning stories in Swimming in Hong Kong cross borders — taking place in Hong Kong, Korea, and the United States, and exploring issues of intersectional identity. Han's characters wrestle with their relationships and access to spaces, negotiating racial, national, and gender boundaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983231769
Publisher: Willow Springs Books
Publication date: 02/01/2017
Pages: 134
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Stephanie Han’s Swimming in Hong Kong was the runner-up for the AWP Grace Paley Prize for Short Fiction; the stories won awards from the South China Morning Post, Nimrod International Literary Journal, and Santa Fe Writer’s Project. Her work has appeared previously in Anthology of New Asian Short Stories, Feminist Studies Journal, Kyoto Journal, Louisville Review, and elsewhere. She is the City University of Hong Kong’s first English literature PhD. She lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, home of her family since 1904.

Table of Contents

Invisible 11

The Body Politic, 1982 21

Canyon 37

The KI Difference 49

Hong Kong Rebound 57

Nantucket's Laundry, 1985 61

Languages 77

My Friend Faith, 1977 97

The Ladies of Sheung Wan 115

Swimming in Hong Kong 121

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