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Calls Across the Pacific- An Author Talk with Zoë S. Roy

Wed May 31, 2017

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

60 mins

Beaches Program Room

"Calls Across the Pacific" tells the story of a Nina Huang. Amid the Chinese Cultural Revolution, she says goodbye to her boyfriend and sneaks across the bay to Hong Kong. Years later, as a journalist in Canada, Nina travels back to China to interview her contemporaries and is apprehended in a labour camp. Finally, she escapes from the red terror again.

Zoë S. Roy was born in China in 1953 and was an eyewitness to the Red Terror during the Cultural Revolution. In Canada, she earned an M.Ed. in adult education and an M.A. in Atlantic Canada Studies from the University of New Brunswick and Saint Mary?s University in Halifax, N.S. She currently resides in Toronto.

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