A collection of true stories from 54 racialized immigrant and refugee women create an eclectic mix of three generations of voices. Women in their 20s to those in their 70s provide snapshots that begin in the 1960s and go to the present. Together these vividly recounted entries capture historical and everyday moments that reveal striking similarities and differences. Resilience and Triumph provides readers with an eye-opening glimpse into 50 years of immigrant women's lives in Canada.... store. She was amazed at how little it cost to decorate a house in North America. ... We lived with painted cement floors and only tiled them when we needed to sell our house to move to Vancouver. My mother started leaving the house an hour earlier to pick us up from school, so that she could spend time in the thrift store.
|Title||:||Resilience and Triumph|
|Author||:||The Book Project Collective|
|Publisher||:||Second Story Press - 2015-10-06|