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Author: Paul Yee
Publisher: Toronto : Douglas & McIntyre, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Kwok-ken Wong is a good student and a great soccer player. So even though he comes from a poor farming family that has to struggle to make ends meet, his future should be bright. But in Depression-ridden Vancouver in the 1930s, racism has a strong grip. Can a young Chinese man, no matter how gifted, make a good life for himself?
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Yee
ISBN: 0888992017 9780888992017
OCLC Number: 29474976
Description: 144 p. ; 18 cm.
Responsibility: Paul Yee.

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Kwok-ken Wong is a good student and a great soccer player. So even though he comes from a poor farming family that has to struggle to make ends meet, his future should be bright. But in Depression-ridden Vancouver in the 1930s, racism has a strong grip. Can a young Chinese man, no matter how gifted, make a good life for himself?

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