The Jade Peony
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Brothers and sisters
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Vancouver, in the late 1930s and '40s provides the backdrop for this poignant first novel, told through the vivid reminiscences of the three younger children of an immigrant Chinese family.
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Three Chinese Canadian siblings tell the story of their very different childhoods in Vancouvers's Chinatown before and during World War II.
Story of the life of a Chinese immigrant family through the eyes of second brother, third brother and only sister. It follows many aspects of Chinese tradition, such as superstition, while touching upon the war between China and Japan.
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