The Bridegroom (short story collection)

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First edition

The Bridegroom is a collection of twelve short stories by Chinese-American author Ha Jin. The stories are set in Muji City in contemporary China, the same provincial city that served as the setting for his 1999 novel, Waiting. Three of the stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories series.[1] The Bridegroom was published by Pantheon Books in 2000.

The stories[edit]

  • "Saboteur"
  • "Alive"
  • "In the Kindergarten"
  • "A Tiger-Fighter Is Hard to Find"
  • "Broken"
  • "The Bridegroom"
  • "An Entrepreneur’s Story"
  • "Flame"
  • "A Bad Joke"
  • "An Official Reply"
  • "The Woman From New York"
  • "After Cowboy Chicken Came to Town"


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