The Jade PeonyBook - 1995
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vpl_booksjustforyou6 May 09, 2019
Three siblings struggle to reconcile their cultural identities in 1930s and 1940s Chinatown in Vancouver. Wayson Choy passed away on April 27, 2019.
CHINATOWN, VANCOUVER. 1930s/1940s. CHINESE-CANADIAN FAMILY.
vpl_booksjustforyou11 Nov 01, 2018
This novel follows the poignant coming of age stories of three siblings living in 1940s Vancouver’s Chinatown at the outbreak of the Second World War.
vpl_booksjustforyou11 Sep 20, 2018
One of the great coming of age stories set in Vancouver during the 1940's, Choy offers a moving portrait of a family living in Chinatown at the outbreak of the war in the Pacific. A good read for those interested in fiction about families and relationships.
vpl_informationservice Jul 26, 2018
One of the great coming of age stories set in Vancouver. Choy offer a moving portrait of a family living in Chinatown at the outbreak of the War in the Pacific and the devastating impact it had on the Japanese community.
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Three Chinese Canadian siblings tell the story of their very different childhoods in Vancouvers's Chinatown before and during World War II.
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