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Publisher Comments:

Chong tells the story of her grandmother, brought from China as a young concubine by a sojourner to the New World, of the man's wife and children left behind, and of the author's incredible discovery of those children six decades later. "Beautiful, haunting, and wise".--New York Times Book Review. Photos.

Synopsis:

"Carefully balancing cool observation and compassion, Chong writes extraordinary history and gives voice to the Chinese immigrant experience."—ALA Booklist.

About the Author

Denise Chong is the author of The Concubine's Children (Viking and Penguin), a Book-of-the-Month Club selection. She is the editor of The Penguin Anthology of Stories by Canadian Women and lives in Ottawa, Ontario, with her husband and two children.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140254273
Author:
Chong, Denise
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Canada
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Autobiography
Subject:
Foreign countries
Subject:
Canada - General
Subject:
Chinese -- British Columbia -- Vancouver -- Biography.
Subject:
Chan, Sam
Subject:
Chinese - British Columbia - Vancouver -
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
19960131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.74x5.09x.58 in. .46 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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