Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Book Launch Event 圖書簽售會

Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver and Chinese Canadian Military Museum present:

Sunday May 3rd, 2015 2:00pm 4:00pm (Free admission)
Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver Museum
555 Columbia Street, Vancouver, B.C. Canada V6A 4H5

First published in 1980, Island: Poetry and History of Chinese Immigrants on Angel Island 埃崙詩集】has been expanded to include a new historical introduction, poems from Ellis Island and Victoria, B.C., twenty oral histories, and dozens of new photographs. Book Trailer: http://youtu.be/Vn7kJscWIaM

In his memoir, The Adventures of Eddie Fung 馮文光歷險記:牛仔到戰, Eddie recalls how his Chinese upbringing and work as a Texas cowboy helped him to survive forty-two months of captivity as a Prisoner of War during World War II. Book talk: http://youtu.be/GbOsxCrRruU

Join us for an afternoon of book discussion, poetry reading, and storytelling by authors Judy Yung (譚碧芳) and Eddie Fung (馮文). Book signing follows the event. Admission is free. Inquiries: 604.658.8880, museum@cccvan.com

To pre-order signed copies of the books, please call 604.658.8880 or email museum2@cccvan.com before April 5th, 2015 5:00pm. 
Island  CAD $30, The Adventures of Eddie Fung CAD$24.95