Bilingual (English-Chinese) paperback edition. A groundbreaking collection for capturing the diversity of British Columbia and Canada's past, this book shows the impact of personal writing for understanding our collective history. Created during a six-week community writing workshop, the eight stories demonstrate the power of finding our common history in the lives and deaths of those who came before us. This touching and evocative book is a must-read for all Canadians who want to understand the central place of Chinese Canadians in our shared past. Writers include Shirley Chan, Belinda Hung, Roy Mah, Dan Seto, Hayne Wai, Candace Yip, Gail Yip, and Ken Yip. With a Preface by acclaimed B.C. historian Dr. Jean Barman, and an Afterword by Dr. Henry Yu. Edited and with Introduction by Brandy Lien Worrall.