The Jade Peony

The Jade Peony

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The Jade Peony is a 2010 Canada Reads Selection! Chinatown, Vancouver, in the late 1930s and '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… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre (December 01, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 297 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Trillium Book Award 1996 winner


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