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Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World

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Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans. In "Spirits of the Railway," a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In "Forbidden Fruit," a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved. Dramatic illustrations accompany the stories. "The brief, pithy tales strikingly reflect traditional Chinese beliefs and customs in New World circumstances. . . . A book not to miss."-- Booklist Starred Review

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Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans. In "Spirits of the Railway, " a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In "Forbidden Fruit, " a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved. Dramatic, full-color illustrations accompany the stories.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780888990983
ill.:
Ng, Simon
Author:
Ng, Simon
Author:
Yee, Paul
Publisher:
Groundwood Books
Location:
Vancouver :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
Anthologies
Subject:
Short stories
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Children's stories, Canadian
Subject:
Chinese Canadians.
Subject:
Canadiens d'origine chinoise
Subject:
Histoires pour enfants canadiennes-anglaises
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Historical - Asia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series Volume:
IR51
Publication Date:
19990524
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10 x 8 in 15.5 oz
Age Level:
07-10

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Product details 64 pages Douglas & McIntyre - English 9780888990983 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans. In "Spirits of the Railway, " a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In "Forbidden Fruit, " a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved. Dramatic, full-color illustrations accompany the stories.
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