The Jade Peony

October 1, 1995|
The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
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Chinatown, Vancouver, in the late 1930s and ï??40s provides the setting for this poignant first novel, told through the vivid and intense reminiscences of the three younger children of an immigrant family. They each experience a very different childhood, depending on age and sex, as they encounter the complexities of birth and death, love and hate, kinship and otherness. Mingling with the realities of Canada and the horror of war are the magic, ghosts, paper uncles and family secrets of Poh-Poh, or Grandmother, who is the heart and pillar of the family.Wayson ChoyThe Jade Peony2010 Canada Reads Selection
Wayson Choy (April 20, 1939–April 28, 2019) was a pioneer of Chinese-Canadian literature. His first novel, The Jade Peony, was co-winner—with Margaret Atwood''s Morning in the Burned House—of the 1995 Trillium Award for the best book by an Ontario resident. It also won the City of Vancouver Book Award. The Jade Pe...
Title:The Jade Peony
Product dimensions:240 pages, 7.77 X 5.02 X 0.72 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 7.77 X 5.02 X 0.72 in
Published:October 1, 1995
Publisher:Douglas And McIntyre (2013) Ltd.
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550544688

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