Hardcover. New York, HarperCollins, 1st, 2006, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, 427 pages. Hardcover. Red gilt title on spine. Deckled foredge. White covers, still very clean. Dust jacket in good shape, covered in protective plastic. From the front flap: "Yuan Zhao, a celebrated Chinese performance artist and political dissident, has accepted a one year's artist's residency in Los Angeles. He is to be a Visiting Scholar at the St. Anselm's School for Girls, teaching advanced art, and hosted by one of the school's most devoted families: the wealthy if dysfunctional Traverses. ...a novel about secrets, love, and the shining chaos of everyday American life, The Dissident is a remarkable and surprising group portrait, done with a light, sure hand."
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