Ha Jin

War Trash

War Trash


War Trash is the unforgettable story of Yu Yuan, a young Chinese army officer sent by Mao with a corps of 'volunteers' to help shore up the Communist side in Korea. When the Americans capture Yu, his command of English propels him into the role of unofficial interpreter in the psychological warfare that defines the POW camp. Desperate to return to his beloved fiancée and widowed mother, Yu is trapped by both barbed wire and politics...

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