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The Jade Peony - Wayson Choy
The Jade Peony
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781590512166 (1590512162)
Publisher: Other Press
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Jade Peony (Choy)
I enjoyed this. It feels as though I took a trip - or rather three trips, since it consists of three linked first-person narratives - into a cultural place I knew nothing about, namely the Chinese community in Vancouver before and during WWII. While the three narratives are from the point of view of...
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I would have liked this book better if it had not been narrated by children. That's just me. I got through it only because I love Asian culture and as a Vancouverite, could easily follow along with the descriptions of the settings. Part of what made this book a bit of a drag to read was the const...
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