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All that matters : a novel —Choy, Wayson, 1939-

Sequel to: The Jade peony. In Vancouver's Chinatown in the 1930s and 1940s, the Chen family struggles to survive in a foreign land and to keep alive the traditions of an older world.

Midnight at the Dragon Cafe —Bates, Judy Fong, 1949-

The story of a young girl whose life is changed over the course of one summer when she learns the burden of secrets and, ultimately, something of forgiveness.

Do not say we have nothing —Thien, Madeleine, 1974- author.

"An extraordinary novel set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989--the breakout book we've been waiting for from a bestselling, Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner. Madeleine Thien's new ...

Throwaway daughter —Ye, Ting-xing, 1952-

Abandoned on the steps of a Chinese orphanage and adopted by a Canadian family, Grace Parker is haunted by the cold fact that she was unwanted, and spurns her Chinese heritage. When she witnesses the massacre of student...

The water rat of Wanchai —Hamilton, Ian, 1946-
Large Print
2014
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Winner of the Arthur Ellis Award for Best First Novel In the first electrifying book of the series, Ian Hamilton introduces us to Ava Lee - the smartest, most stylish heroine in crime fiction since Lisbeth Salandar. Ava ...

We two alone : a novella and stories —Wang, Jack, 1972- author.

"Set on three continents and spanning nearly a century, We Two Alone traces the long arc and evolution of the Chinese immigrant experience. A young laundry boy risks his life to play organized hockey in Canada in the 192...

Do not say we have nothing —Thien, Madeleine, 1974- author.
Book On CD
2016
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"An extraordinary novel set in China before, during and after the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989--the breakout book we've been waiting for from a bestselling, Amazon.ca First Novel Award winner. Madeleine Thien's new ...

The two sisters of Borneo —Hamilton, Ian, 1946- author.
DAISY Sound Recording
2014
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Ava has been in Hong Kong looking after Uncle. She has also set up an investment company with May Ling Wong and her sister-in-law, Amanda Yee. One of their first investments - a furniture company owned by two sisters in ...

Learning to fly —Yee, Paul.

Jason, a recent immigrant from China, makes some bad decisions as he comes to terms with small-town racism while trying to fit in.

The end of east : a novel —Lee, Jen Sookfong.

A portrait of three generations of the Chan family living in Vancouver's Chinatown.

Gold Mountain blues —Zhang, Ling, 1957-

From the 1860s to the present day, chronicles the lives of five generations of a Chinese family from Guandong Province who are transformed by the promise of a better life in Canada.

The better mother —Lee, Jen Sookfong.

Living in Chinatown, young Danny Lim is sent by his father to buy a pack of cigarettes. After losing the money, Danny wanders into a back alley where he runs into Miss Val, a stripper who, touched by the boy's fascinatio...

All that matters a novel —Choy, Wayson, , 1939-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2014

Follows Kiam-Kim as he learns the responsibilities and rewards of family and community, as he approaches adulthood in 1930s and 1940s Vancouver, a city much divided, as he faces decisions about what truly matters in life...

The end of east —Lee, Jen Sookfong.
DAISY Sound Recording
2010
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Sammy Chan was sure she'd escaped her family obligations when she fled Vancouver six years ago, but with her sister's upcoming marriage, her turn has come to care for their aging mother. Sammy finds herself cobbling toge...

The frail days —Prendergast, Gabrielle.

Sixteen-year-old drummer Stella, guitarist Jacob and bassist Miles need a wild singer for their old-school rock band. When they discover nerdy Tamara Donnelly, who nails the national anthem at a baseball game, Stella is ...

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