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- DescriptionAlison Wong's first novel is set in Wellington in the early twentieth century. Haining Street is allegedly full of opium dens, gambling and strange Chinese practices. Katherine is a widow struggling to support her children and Yung is a young Chinese man who runs a vegetable shop. It's the setting for an unlikely love story.
- Author BiographyAs the Earth Turns Silver has been a decade in the making for author Alison Wong, who is a New Zealand-born Chinese and a Wellington poet and fiction writer. Alison's poetry has been widely published, including in book form, and she was the Burns Fellow at the University of Otago in 2002. She has also spent several years living in China.
- PrizesWinner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2010. Shortlisted for PANZ Book Design Awards: Best Cover 2010 and Nielsen BookData New Zealand Booksellers' Choice Award 2010.
- Author(s)Alison Wong
- PublisherPenguin Group (NZ)
- Date of Publication29/06/2009
- GenreGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Place of PublicationAuckland
- Country of PublicationNew Zealand
- ImprintPenguin Books (NZ)
- Width152 mm
- Height230 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (UK)
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