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Pao

Author: Kerry Young
Publisher: [London] : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARDI was just a boy when I come to Jamaica.Kingston, 1938. Fourteen-year-old Yang Pao steps off the ship from China with his mother and brother, after his father has died fighting for the revolution. They are to live with Zhang, the 'godfather' of Chinatown, who mesmerises Pao with stories of glorious Chinese socialism on one hand, and the reality of his protection business
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Pao
(NL-LeOCL)331712598
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry Young
ISBN: 9781408817841 1408817845
OCLC Number: 893297466
Awards: Short-listed for Costa First Novel Award 2011
Description: 1 online resource (ePub, 288 p., 694134 bytes)
Responsibility: Kerry Young.

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"SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARDI was just a boy when I come to Jamaica.Kingston, 1938. Fourteen-year-old Yang Pao steps off the ship from China with his mother and brother, after his father has died fighting for the revolution. They are to live with Zhang, the 'godfather' of Chinatown, who mesmerises Pao with stories of glorious Chinese socialism on one hand, and the reality of his protection business on the other.When Pao takes over the family's affairs he becomes a powerful man. He sets his sights on marrying well, but when Gloria Campbell, a black prostitute, comes to him for help he is drawn to her beauty and strength. They begin a relationship that continues even after Pao marries Fay Wong, the 'acceptable' but headstrong daughter of a wealthy Chinese merchant.As the political violence escalates in the 1960s the lines between Pao's socialist ideals and private ambitions become blurred. Jamaica is transforming, the tides of change are rising, and the one-time boss of Chinatown finds himself cast adrift. Richly imagined and utterly captivating, Pao is a dazzling tale of race, class and colour, love and ambition, and a country at a historical crossroads."

Een Chinese jongen die als tiener emigreert naar Jamaica, bouwt er een kleurrijk bestaan op terwijl hij balanceert op de grens tussen legaal en illegaal handelen.

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