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Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li
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Sep 19, 2011

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bookshelves: 2012-reads, east-asia, short-stories, asian-am-can-lit
Read from September 19, 2011 to May 19, 2012

Interesting stories, and definitely an author to watch.

These stories are small vignettes out of someone's day/life. But because it is a just a tidbit, the story is unresolved. Stories like this always drive me crazy, because I want to know what happened in the end. But, that feeling was more true here, because the stories take place in China, and I feel unable to fill in the blanks myself, not knowing the cultural and generational norms.
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