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The jade peony : a novel

Author: Wayson Choy
Publisher: New York : Picador USA, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Picador USA edView all editions and formats
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The Chinese immigrant experience, featuring a girl and her two brothers. The girl is a budding tap dancer, one brother is a weakling, the other a boxer who joins the U.S. Marines. The novel is set in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the years leading to World War II. The anti-Japanese hysteria is also seen through their eyes. A first novel.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wayson Choy
ISBN: 0312155565 9780312155568
OCLC Number: 36292803
Description: 238 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Wayson Choy.

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The Chinese immigrant experience, featuring a girl and her two brothers. The girl is a budding tap dancer, one brother is a weakling, the other a boxer who joins the U.S. Marines. The novel is set in Vancouver, British Columbia, in the years leading to World War II. The anti-Japanese hysteria is also seen through their eyes. A first novel.

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