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Orphan of Asia

Orphan of Asia

Format : Paperback / softback
Publisher : Columbia University Press
ISBN : 9780231137263
Publication Year : 2008
Language : English

Born in Taiwan, raised in the scholarly traditions of ancient China but forced into the Japanese educational system, Hu Taiming, the protagonist of Orphan of Asia, ultimately finds himself estranged from all three cultures. This autobiographical novel is regarded as an expression of the postwar Taiwanese national consciousness.