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Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Toronto, ON, Canada, Groundwood Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25500128

ISBN: 0888990987

Condition: Very Good


0888990987 64 pages. A collection based on the tumultuous and brave history of the Chinese immigrants to Canada. Drawing upon the real background of the Chinese role in the gold rush, the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the settling of the west coast in the nineteenth century, Yee has created eight original stories that combine the rough-and-tumble adventure of frontier life with the rich folk traditions that these immigrants brought from China. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Very light wear. Lovely copy of this attractive volume. View more info

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Saltwater City: An Illustrated History of the Chinese in Vancouver

By: Yee, Paul

Price: $79.95

Publisher: Vancouver, Univ of Washington Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 328A4685

ISBN: 0295967013

Condition: Fine


0295967013 173 pages. Index. Reference notes. "Pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on. They all had faith that things would be better for future generations. They have been proven correct." -from Preface. Copiously illustrated with fascinating archival black and white photos. Decorated endpapers. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to dust jacket. An excellent copy of this important work. View more info