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A Cowherd in Paradise: From China to Canada
by May Q. Wong

A Cowherd in Paradise manages the writerly task of evoking the perilous, impoverished life of peasants in pre-revolutionary China while delving deep into the psyche of an immigrant to Canada during the period of discriminatory head taxes. Required reading.” —Jan Wong, author of Red China Blues

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