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Book Title: The Chinese Violin|
The author of the book: Madeleine Thien
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 358 KB
Edition: Whitecap Books
Date of issue: January 1st 2010
ISBN 13: 9781552852057
Read full description of the books The Chinese Violin:When Lin Lin and her father immigrate to Canada from China, they bring with them one of their most treasured possessions - a traditional Chinese violin. From the beauty of their new country to the uneasiness of not fitting in, this violin sees them through all their experiences, good and bad. One day, however, a terrible misfortune occurs when the Chinese violin is broken. Awards Our Choice (Awarded by the Canadian Children's Book Centre) 2003 - The Chinese Violin (an Our Choice Starred Selection)
Read information about the authorMadeleine Thien is a Canadian short story writer and novelist.
She was educated at Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia. In 2001 Madeleine was awarded the Canadian Authors Association Air Canada Award for most promising writer under age 30.
Thien's first book, Simple Recipes (2001), a collection of short stories, received the City of Vancouver Book Award, the VanCity Book Prize and the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize. Her novel, Certainty, has been published internationally. It won the Amazon.com / Books in Canada First Novel Award and was a finalist for the Kiriyama Prize.
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