Chinese Canadian Family Stories book launch
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Vancouver Public Library
350 West Georgia Street.
Alice Mackay Room
event will be interesting! I know many of the authors included in
this anthology. Hayne Wai is my cousin – That's our grandmother
in the picture with my father and his mother, and our Auntie Rose,
Uncle James and Uncle Gilbert.
Seto is a dragon boater on the Gung Haggis Fat Choy dragon boat
team. Dan joined the team after we met at a CCHSBC event last
Chan and her brother Larry are family friends. Shirley's mother
did a lot of community work in Chinatown and was recently featured in
an episode of Mother Tongue.
The Chinese Canadian
Historical Society of BC presents the formal book launch of the
groundbreaking collecting for capturing the diversity of British
Columbia and Canada's past. This eight-story collection features
touching and memorable family stories. The
Canadian Chinese Historical Society of BC proudly presents the first
collection of eight stories demonstrating the power of finding common
history in the lives and deaths of those who came before us. Created
during a six-week community writing workshop, this touching and
evocative book is a must-read for all Canadians who want to understand
the central place of Chinese-Canadians in our shared past.
Authors: Shirley Chan,
Belinda Hung, Roy Mah, Dan Seto, Hayne Wai, Candace Yip, Gail Yip and
Editor: Brandy Liên
Proceeds from the sales of this
collection will go towards the Edgar Wickberg Scholarship for
Chinese Canadian History.
information on the book launch, please email
For information on the
collection and/or how to purchase, please go its