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The Jade Peony
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|October 1, 1995

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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,…
Not Yet: A Memoir Of Living And Almost Dying
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|October 5, 2010

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Framed by Wayson Choy’s two brushes with death, Not Yet is an intimate and insightful study of one man’s reasons for living. In 2001, Wayson Choy suffered a combined asthma-heart attack. As he lay in his hospital bed, slipping in and out of…
All That Matters
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|June 28, 2005

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Kiam-Kim is three years old when he arrives by ship at Gold Mountain with his father and his grandmother, Poh-Poh, the Old One. It is 1926, and because of famine and civil war in China, they have left their village in Toishan province to become the new family of…
Paper Shadows: Penguin Modern Classics Edition

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In 1995, during the publicity tour for his much-acclaimed first novel, The Jade Peony , Wayson Choy received a mysterious phone call from a woman claiming to have just seen his mother on a streetcar. He politely informed the caller that she must be mistaken,…
Food that Really Schmecks
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|December 4, 2006

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In the 1960s, Edna Staebler moved in with an Old Order Mennonite family to absorb their oral history and learn about Mennonite culture and cooking. From this fieldwork came the cookbook Food That Really Schmecks . Originally published in 1968, Schmecks instantly…
Every Object Has a Story: Extraordinary Canadians Celebrate the Royal Ontario Museum

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For the past 99 years, the Royal Ontario Museum has introduced its visitors to objects from all corners of the globe. In celebration of the Museum's centennial, twenty-one Canadian writers, painters, filmmakers - even an astronaut - share their personal…
All That Matters
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|October 16, 2012

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Paper Shadows
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|September 13, 2005

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In 1995, during the publicity tour for his much-acclaimed first novel, The Jade Peony , Wayson Choy received a mysterious phone call from a woman claiming to have just seen his mother on a streetcar. He politely informed the caller that she must be mistaken,…