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As the earth turns silver : a novel

Author: Alison Wong
Publisher: North Shore, N.Z. : Penguin, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the late nineteenth century to the 1920s, from Kwangtung, China to Wellington and Dunedin and the battlefields of the Western Front - a story of two families. Yung faces a new land that does not welcome the Chinese. Alone, Katherine struggles to raise her children and find her place in the world. In a climate of hostility towards the foreign newcomers, Katherine and Yung embark on a poignant and far-reaching  Read more...
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Genre/Form: New Zealand fiction
General fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Wong
ISBN: 9780143011675 0143011677 9780143567110 014356711X
OCLC Number: 972516528
Awards: New Zealand Post Book Awards 2010 Fiction Winner.
Description: 278 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: Alison Wong.

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"From the late nineteenth century to the 1920s, from Kwangtung, China to Wellington and Dunedin and the battlefields of the Western Front - a story of two families. Yung faces a new land that does not welcome the Chinese. Alone, Katherine struggles to raise her children and find her place in the world. In a climate of hostility towards the foreign newcomers, Katherine and Yung embark on a poignant and far-reaching love affair." -- Back cover.

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