A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (short story collection)

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A Thousand Years of Good Prayers
Author Yiyun Li
Country United States
Language English
Genre Short Stories
Publisher Random House (US)
Publication date
September 20, 2005
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 224
ISBN 978-0812973334
OCLC 213382533

A Thousand Years of Good Prayers is the debut short story collection by Yiyun Li. It received the 2005 Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, the 2006 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award, Guardian First Book Award, and California Book Award for first fiction. Two of the stories were adapted into films: the title story and The Princess of Nebraska, both directed by Wayne Wang.