How Does A Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun?
[stories]Book - 2014
An updated and whimsical new take on what it means to be Canadian. Lau alludes to the personal and political histories of a number of young Asian Canadian characters to explain their unique perspectives of the world, artfully fusing pure delusion and abstract perception with heartbreaking reality. Lau's stories feature the children and grandchildren of immigrants, transnational adoptees and multiracial adults who came of age in the 1990s--all struggling to find a place in the Western world and using the only language they know to express their hopes, fears and expectations.
Publisher: Gibsons, BC :, Nightwood Editions,, 2014
Branch Call Number: F LAU NVD
Characteristics: 119 pages ; 22 cm
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WVMLlibrarianTara Nov 26, 2014
“Our friendship was a habit, like smoking or biting one’s nails to the quick.”
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