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West Coast Chinese Boy

Lim, Sing

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ISBN 10: 0887761216 / ISBN 13: 9780887761218
Published by Tundra Books, 1979
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HardCover in DustJacket. VERY GOOD/VERY GOOD. Xlib. Clean and Bright. Binding Straight and Tight; library pocket removed with first front end paper. Bookseller Inventory # 359821

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Title: West Coast Chinese Boy

Publisher: Tundra Books

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First Printing

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Book by Lim, Sing

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Life in Vancouver?s Chinese community is revealed in this memoir by artist Sing Lim. These are his memories of his childhood in the 1920s. Sing Lim lived with his parents, brothers, and sister in a prison-like apartment. He describes his neighbors in vivid detail: the music makers in the apartment below, the shopkeepers on the ground level, the herbalist. Readers share his experiences at Chinese festivals, grand funerals, ritual ceremonies, and secret tong societies. A book rich in information and personal anecdotes.

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