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The banished immortal : a life of Li Bai (Li Po) / Ha Jin.

Jin, Ha, 1956- (author.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Easton Public Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lehigh Valley Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Easton Main Library 895.11 J61b (Text) 31901004305431 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Allentown Public Library 895.11 JIN (Text) 34455006525725 New Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Emmaus Public Library B BAI (Text) 36446001977639 New Adult Available -
Tamaqua Public Library 895.11 JI (Text) 30TPL001837986 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524747411
  • ISBN: 1524747416
  • ISBN: 9781524747428
  • ISBN: 1524747424
  • Physical Description: xi, 301 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Chinese versions of his poetry will be included.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"From the National Book Award-winning author of Waiting: a narratively driven, deeply human biography of the 8th century poet, Li Bai--also known as Li Po--one of the most beloved poets ever to emerge from China. With the instincts of a master novelist, Ha Jin draws on a wide range of historical and literary sources to weave the life story of Li Bai (701-762), whose poems--shaped by Daoist thought and characterized by their passion, romance, and lust for life--rang throughout the Tang Dynasty and continue to be celebrated today. Jin follows Li Bai from his birth on China's western frontier through his travels as a young man seeking a place among the empire's civil servants, his wanderings allowing him to hone his poetic craft, share his verses, and win him friends and admirers along the way. In his later years, he becomes swept up in a military rebellion that alters the course of China, and his death is surrounded by speculation and legend that continues to be spun to this day. The Banished Immortal is an extraordinary portrait of a poet who both transcended his time and was shaped by it, and whose ability to live, love, and mourn without reservation produced some of the most enduring verses in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Li, Bai, 701-762.
Li, Bai, 701-762 > Criticism and interpretation.
Poets, Chinese > Biography.
Genre: Biography.
Criticism, interpretation, etc.

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