Wong, Alison As the Earth Turns Silver

ISBN 13: 9781743115480

As the Earth Turns Silver

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9781743115480: As the Earth Turns Silver

From the late nineteenth century to the 1920's, from Kwangtung, China to Wellington and Dunedin and the Battlefields of the Western Front - a story of two families. Yung faces a new land that does not welcome the Chinese. Alone, Katherine struggles to raise her children and find her place in the world. In a climate of hostility towards the foreign newcomers, Katherine and Yung embark on a poignant and far-reaching love affair.

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Alison Wong was born and raised in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, after her great grandparents on both sides migrated from China's Guangdong province in the 1890s. Her poetry collection, Cup, was shortlisted for the Best First Book for Poetry at the 2007 Montana New Zealand Book Awards and, more recently, she received the Janet Frame Award for Fiction. As the Earth Turns Silver is her first novel.

About the Author:

Alison Wong was born and raised in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, after her great grandparents on both sides migrated from China's Guangdong province in the 1890s. Her poetry collection, Cup, was shortlisted for the Best First Book for Poetry at the 2007 Montana New Zealand Book Awards. As the Earth Turns Silver is her first novel.

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