The Resource Disappearing Moon Cafe, Sky Lee, (ebook)

Disappearing Moon Cafe, Sky Lee, (ebook)

Label
Disappearing Moon Cafe
Title
Disappearing Moon Cafe
Statement of responsibility
Sky Lee
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Disappearing Moon Cafe was a stunning debut novel that has become a Canadian literary classic. An unflinchingly honest portrait of a Chinese Canadian family that pulses with life and moral tensions, this family saga takes the reader from the wilderness in nineteenth-century British Columbia to late twentieth-century Hong Kong, to Vancouver's Chinatown. Intricate and lyrical, suspenseful and emotionally rich, it is a riveting story of four generations of women whose lives are haunted by the secrets and lies of their ancestors but also by the racial divides and discrimination that shaped the lives of the first generation of Chinese immigrants to Canada. Each character, intimately drawn through Lee's richness of imagery and language, must navigate a world that remains inexorably "double": Chinese and Canadian. About buried bones and secrets, unrequited desires and misbegotten love, murder and scandal, failure and success, the plot reveals a compelling microcosm of the history of race and gender relations in this country
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lee, Sky
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Chinese fiction
  • Intergenerational relations
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Women immigrants
  • Canada
  • China
Target audience
adult
Label
Disappearing Moon Cafe, Sky Lee, (ebook)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926455822
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11892582
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11892582
System control number
MWT11892582
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Disappearing Moon Cafe, Sky Lee, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781926455822
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11892582
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11892582
System control number
MWT11892582
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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