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Throwaway daughter a novel by Ye, Ting-xing

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Published by Doubleday Canada in Toronto, ON .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Adoption -- Fiction,
  • Sex role -- Fiction,
  • Identity -- Fiction,
  • Chinese Canadians -- Fiction,
  • China -- History -- 1976-2002 -- Fiction,
  • Canada -- History -- 1945- -- Fiction

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Abandoned on the steps of a Chinese orphanage and then adopted by a Canadian family, Grace Parker shows no interest in her Chinese ancestry until she begins a personal quest, studying Mandarin and eventually going to China to search for her birth parents.

Edition Notes

StatementTing-xing Ye ; with William Bell.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsBell, William, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.Y29 Th 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. ;
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16512663M
ISBN 100385659520
LC Control Number2003446835

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