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Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Author of Dandelion

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Works by Jamie Chai Yun Liew

Dandelion (2022) 18 copies
Immigration law (2015) 2 copies

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When Lily was eleven years old, she lived with her parents and younger sister in a small mining town in B.C. That summer, her mother walked away from the family and never returns. No one answers Lily's questions about her mother. When Lily marries and becomes a mother herself, she struggles with how to raise her daughter in both her own Asian heritage and her husband's Ukrainian culture. While Lily's father has always promoted blending in and being "Canadian", Lily's mother felt alienated and isolated so far from home. Lily is searching for her own way forward, and in doing so, becomes increasingly obsessed with reconnecting with her own mother.

A good story; well written and the characters were pretty good, although some of them lacked complexity. But Lily and her mother were strong characters that held my interest.
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LynnB | Jun 21, 2023 |

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