The Boat to Redemption

When his father's ancestry is called into question during China's Cultural Revolution, a boy must leave his home on the shore and live among the boat people. Su Tong (Raise the Red Lantern) won the 2009 Asian Man Literary Award for this poignant coming-of-age tale in which a young man learns to navigate innocence and experience, land and sea, shame and pride.


April 23: " 'A job,' the woman repeated again, smiling, as if I hadn't heard her. 'Would you like one?' "

Kenneth Calhoun (Black Moon) and Lysely Tenorio (Monstress) of the Discover Great New Writers program on B-movies, heritage, and finales.

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