The Penguin Anthology of Stories by Canadian Women

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Denise Chong
Viking, 1997 - Canadian fiction - 496 pages

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I picked up this book mainly because of the stories being by Canadian Women. I recognized some of the writers names, but had never read anything by them. I rather read a novel than a short story, but ... Read full review


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About the author (1997)

Denise Chong was raised in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada. Chong was an economist with the Department of Finance in Ottawa and an economic advisor to Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau. After a trip to see her relatives in China, Chong wrote the story of her grandmother's horrific life as an adolescent concubine sold to an immigrant in Vancouver. The story first appeared in Saturday Night Magazine and was later expanded into its book form, The Concubine's Children. Chong is also the editor of The Penguin Anthology of Stories by Canadian Women.

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