That Time I Loved You: A Novel by Carrianne LeungThat Time I Loved You: A Novel by Carrianne Leung

That Time I Loved You: A Novel

byCarrianne Leung

Paperback | March 27, 2018

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Life is never as perfect as it seems.<_u53a_p>

Tensions that have lurked beneath the surface of a shiny new subdivision rise up, in new fiction from the author of the Toronto Book Award—shortlisted The Wondrous Woo

The suburbs of the 1970s promised to be heaven on earth—new houses, new status, happiness guaranteed. But in a Scarborough subdivision populated by newcomers from all over the world, a series of sudden catastrophic events reveals that not everyone’s dreams come true. Moving from house to house, Carrianne Leung explores the inner lives behind the tidy front gardens and picture-perfect windows, always returning to June, an irrepressible adolescent Chinese-Canadian coming of age in this shifting world. Through June and her neighbours, Leung depicts the fine line where childhood meets the realities of adult life, and examines, with insight and sharp prose, how difficult it is to be true to ourselves at any age.

Title:That Time I Loved You: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.56 inPublished:March 27, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1443452866

ISBN - 13:9781443452861

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from One that makes you think! A great book! It makes you think back to your childhood, and see things different. There are multiple story lines within the story, which keeps you thinking!
Date published: 2018-07-14

Editorial Reviews

“With compassion and masterful storytelling, Leung walks us past neat front yards to show us that life in the suburbs isn’t as tidy as it seems. That Time I Loved You is about children losing innocence and adults burying pain, and yet also a hopeful portrayal of friendship, kinship, community.”