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Butterfly tears : stories

Author: Zoë S Roy
Publisher: Toronto : Innana Publications and Education, ©2009.
Series: Inanna poetry & fiction series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Butterfly Tears is a collection of short fiction that depicts the experiences of Chinese immigrant women facing the challenges of life in a new country. The stories are set in different parts of China, Canada, and the United States and examine Chinese women's cross-cultural experiences in North America as well as women's issues and political discrimination in China. The stories, or parts of stories, set in China  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zoë S Roy
ISBN: 9780978223373 0978223373
OCLC Number: 434559464
Description: viii, 177 pages : portrait ; 21 cm.
Contents: Butterfly tears --
Wild onions --
Yearning --
Frog fishing --
A woman of China --
Ten yuan --
Balloons --
Twin rivers --
"Herbs --
A Mandarin duck --
Noodles --
Ginko --
Fortune-telling --
Life insurance --
Jing and the catepillar.
Series Title: Inanna poetry & fiction series.
Responsibility: by Zoë S. Roy.
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"Butterfly Tears is a collection of short fiction that depicts the experiences of Chinese immigrant women facing the challenges of life in a new country. The stories are set in different parts of China, Canada, and the United States and examine Chinese women's cross-cultural experiences in North America as well as women's issues and political discrimination in China. The stories, or parts of stories, set in China give the reader glimpses into events such as the Cultural Revolution and Mao's death."--Jacket.

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As I’m getting deeper and deeper into Zoe Roy’s Butterfly tears, I feel that various scenes of the old society are unfolded...
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