Summary: Dark themes of colonial misconduct, racial prejudice, and doomed love resonate throughout this novel, yet it is infused with characteristic humor and warmth. It opens in Malaysia during the 1950s Communist insurrection when a young Englishman, Christopher, falls in love with a Chinese girl. The book then moves to 1969 where Frances, Christopher's Eurasian teenage daughter, is seduced by a...
Publisher / Publication Date: Black Swan 2009
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAR
Summary: Go to the North Pole with Barney and friends to meet Santa Claus. The excitement builds as Santa leads his guests on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of his brightly decorated house. The children discover Santa's antique music box, see amazing displays of his favorite toys and climb aboard his train for an incredible ride. Learn about: Christmas traditions, the spirit of giving, working together and...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Lyric Studios 1999