That time I loved you : linked stories / Carrianne Leung.
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- ISBN: 9781443452861 (paperback)
- Physical Description: 215 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2018.
- Copyright: ©2018.
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Grass -- Flowers -- Fences -- Treasure -- Wheels -- Kiss -- Things -- Sweets -- Rain -- That time I loved you.
The suburbs of the 1970s promised to be Heaven on Earth--new houses, new status, happiness guaranteed. But in a Scarborough subdivision populated by newcomers from all over the world, a series of sudden catastrophic events reveals that not everyone's dreams come true. Moving from house to house, Carrianne Leung explores the inner lives behind the tidy front gardens and picture-perfect windows, always returning to June, an irrepressible adolescent Chinese-Canadian coming of age in this shifting world. Through June and her neighbours, Leung depicts the fine line where childhood meets the realities of adult life, and examines, with insight and sharp prose, how difficult it is to be true to ourselves at any age.
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