Title: Waiting for Li Ming. First Edition.
Publisher:  Goose Lane, Fredericton, 1993, ISBN:0864921462
Seller ID: 105662
CUMYN, Alan. Waiting for Li Ming. (Fredericton): Goose Lane, (1993). First Printing (with number line ending at "2", which was the case with Goose Lane titles in their early days). Pp. (4),5-,(2). 8vo, green and white ill. card covers with yellow lettering to front cover, black lettering to spine. The author's first novel. "While Teachers' College officials argue overhim, Rudy Seaborn waits nervously in an antiquated limousine. As he stares through the windows at the strange sights surrounding him, a curious crowd stares back at the foreigner who has come to Laozhou to teach English. Hom e in Canada a year later, Rudy is still caged by cross-cultural differencesas he waits for Li Ming, his banished translator and lover, to arrive. The unrest that explodes in Tiananmen Square grips Rudy in Canada as he waits for Li Ming's visa, waits for a friend's baby to be born, waits and still ways for Li Ming." - from the rear cover. Light shelfwear, else very good. 20.00