38. Compound Sorrows and a Hint of Magic: Chinese Historical Fiction | Kingston Grand Theatre

38. Compound Sorrows and a Hint of Magic: Chinese Historical Fiction

38. Compound Sorrows and a Touch of Magic: Chinese Historical Fiction
Janie Chang
with Barbara Bell

Janie Chang spins a richly textured tale of a thrice-unfortunate girl – the illegitimate Eurasian daughter of a Chinese concubine – who navigates the complexities and intrigues of early-twentieth-century Shanghai as the ancient imperial dynasty is collapsing. Jialing learns to rely on her own intelligence, resilience, courage, with help from a surprising spirit ally to find purpose, to thrive, and to find belonging. Join Janie and Barbara as they delve into Janie’s insights on race, identity, women’s struggle for agency, and the inevitability of change.

10:30 – 11:30 am
Holiday Inn, Islandview Room
2 Princess Street, Kingston ON K7L 1A2

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Ticket Pricing

Adults - $20.00 plus handling fee; Seniors (60+) - $18.00 plus handling fee

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Holiday Inn, Islandview Room
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Open

Show Dates & Times

1 Oct 201710:30 AM