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In Broad Daylight



Ha Jin (Jin, Ha) is a Chinese-American author who writes poems, novels, and short stories, often concerning life in Communist China.  “In Broad Daylight” is a short story included in Ha Jin’s 1997 collection entitled Under the Red Flag.  “In Broad Daylight” is a harsh story about the arrest and punishment of a Chinese woman for adultery and prostitution.



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Term


  •  Under the Red Flag   (Books – Exact Phrase – East Campus)



Call Number for Browsing the Shelves


  • PS3560 .I6 U53 1997



Circulating Books and Materials – A Selected List


  •  Ha Jin.  Under the Red Flag. 1997.

                      Call Number:  PS3560 .I6 U53 1997    *(See pages 1-16.)



Reference Materials


  • American Ethnic Writers (Revised Edition). - Call Number:  REF PS153 .M56  A414  2009

o Volume 2, pages 563-565

  • Contemporary Literary Criticism.Call Number:  REF PN771 .C59

o Volume 262, page 4

  • Greenwood Encyclopedia of Asian American Literature.Call Number:  REF PS153 .A84  G74  2009

o Volume 2, pages 476-478



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  • Literature Resources from Gale


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