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Water Ghosts (Compact Disc)

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In her debut novel, Shawna Yang Ryan presents a mesmerizing story of a community of Chinese immigrants in a small California town in 1928, weaving history and mythology around the lives of the townspeople and the ghosts who haunt them.

About the Author

Born in Sacramento, California, the child of parents who met during the Vietnam War when her father was stationed in Taiwan, Shawna Yang Ryan graduated from the University of California, Berkeley, and received an M.A. from the University of California, Davis. In 2002, she was a Fulbright Scholar in Taiwan, and in 2006, she received the Maurice Prize for Fiction. She currently lives in Berkeley, California. Laural Merlington has recorded well over one hundred audiobooks, including works by Margaret Atwood and Alice Hoffman, and is the recipient of several AudioFile Earphones Awards. An Audie Award nominee, she has also directed over one hundred audiobooks. She has performed and directed for thirty years in theaters throughout the country. In addition to her extensive theater and voice-over work, Laural teaches college in her home state of Michigan.

Praise for Water Ghosts…

"Ryan has distinguished herself as a writer to watch." ---The Boston Globe

Product Details ISBN-10: 1400141850
ISBN-13: 9781400141852
Published: Tantor Media, 04/01/2009
Language: English