A Kiss Beside the Monkey Bars: Stories by Four New Writers (Life Rattle New Writers) (Paperback)

A Kiss Beside the Monkey Bars: Stories by Four New Writers (Life Rattle New Writers) By Jennifer Lee, Kwai Li, Rosa Veltri Cover Image

A Kiss Beside the Monkey Bars: Stories by Four New Writers (Life Rattle New Writers) (Paperback)

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SULTAN AMEERALI, born in Toronto to Sri Lankan parents, chronicles the hilarious and shocking absurdities of the "brown man" making do in white Canada through bottom-feeder jobs and heartless relationships.JENNIFER LEE, produces wry, low-key tales about living across cultural boundaries, first in southern Ontario, then during a year in China, her parents' homeland.KWAI LI, takes us to the tiny marginalized community of Chinese in Tangra, a suburb of post-colonial Calcutta, where as a six-year-old she stood watch for the cops as her mother turned a tannery by day into a moonshine operation by night.ROSA VELTRI, the daughter of Italian-born parents in Toronto's west end, writes sparkling and heartbreaking stories of immigrants who struggle for dignity and a living in a hellish suburban fruit market.
Product Details ISBN: 9781927023839
ISBN-10: 1927023831
Publisher: Life Rattle Press
Publication Date: April 15th, 2014
Pages: 298
Language: English
Series: Life Rattle New Writers