Chorus of Mushrooms

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by Hiromi Goto

Goto’s acclaimed feminist novel is an examination of the Japanese Canadian immigrant experience, focusing on the lives of three generations of women in modern day Alberta to better understand themes of privilege and cultural identity.

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Description

Hiromi Goto’s “Chorus of Mushrooms” has been recognized as a true classic of Asian Canadian literature. One of the initial entries in NeWest Press’ long-running Nunatak First Fiction Series, Hiromi Goto’s inaugural outing was recognized at the Commonwealth Writers’ Prizes as the Best First Book in the Caribbean and Canadian regions that year, as well as becoming co-winner of the Canada-Japan book award.

Goto’s acclaimed feminist novel is an examination of the Japanese Canadian immigrant experience, focusing on the lives of three generations of women in modern day Alberta to better understand themes of privilege and cultural identity. This reprinting of the landmark text includes an extensive introduction and interview with the author, talking about the impact the book has had on the Canadian literary landscape.

Additional information

Book Condition

Used – Good

Cover

Paperback

Size

222 pages

Published

October 16, 1993

Genre

Fiction, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Magical Realism

Awards

Canada-Japan Literary Award (1995),
Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book in Caribbean and Canada (1995)

Chorus of Mushrooms

5,00 

1 in stock