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A thin slice of heaven

Author: Paul Wah
Publisher: [Lower Hutt] : Paul Wah, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English
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A historical novel recounting the adventures of the author's great-grandfather, Ng Leung Kee, who migrated to New Zealand in 1880 and set up a successful Chinese merchant business in Wellington. Ng Leung Kee returned to Tiansum, China in 1922, to take his grandson Leslie to receive a Chinese education. They faced significant challenges, including the kidnapping of Leslie by bandits, during a period of tumultuous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
New Zealand fiction
Named Person: Leung Kee Ng
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Wah
ISBN: 9780473412463 0473412462
OCLC Number: 1030821302
Notes: Novel.
Description: 367 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Thin slice of heaven = Tiāntáng bópiàn
Responsibility: Paul Wah.

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A historical novel recounting the adventures of the author's great-grandfather, Ng Leung Kee, who migrated to New Zealand in 1880 and set up a successful Chinese merchant business in Wellington. Ng Leung Kee returned to Tiansum, China in 1922, to take his grandson Leslie to receive a Chinese education. They faced significant challenges, including the kidnapping of Leslie by bandits, during a period of tumultuous political, economic and social conditions in China.

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