Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops

Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops

By You Jin

eISBN: 9789810736583

Genre: Fiction Collections

Publisher: Epigram Books

Related series: Cultural Medallion



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ABOUT THE BOOK

A chain-smoking student with a violent past. A girl with a weakness for rare turtles. A boy who sees a raging fire each time he opens his exam booklet. In this collection of funny and heartwarming stories by You Jin, a teacher finds herself confronted with misfits and loners, rebellious dropouts and overbearing, even abusive parents. Yet she remains determined to reach out to her students. Combining an assured style with sensitive portrayals, Teaching Cats to Jump Hoops is the first translation into English of a popular voice in Chinese literature.

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