金山 (lit. Gold Mountain)

Novel by Zhang Ling.

Gold Mountain Blues is about the great Chinese migration to Canada (called Gold Mountain by the Chinese wooed with stories of a “promised land”) . It tells the struggles and sacrifices of the labourers who built the Canadian Pacific Railway through the story of five generations of a Chinese family, from the 1860s to the present.

Translations:

Gold Mountain Blues

Translated by Nicky Harman, December, 2011

Gold Mountain Blues is about the great Chinese migration to Canada (called Gold Mountain by the Chinese wooed with stories of a “promised land”) . It tells the struggles and sacrifices of the labourers who built the Canadian Pacific Railway through the story of five generations of a Chinese family, from the 1860s to the present.

Publications

Gold Mountain Blues Penguin Canada March 2012 Canada

Original Publications:

金山 Beijing October Arts and Literature Publishing House 2009, September (Mainland China)
金山 Shi Bao Wen Hua (Times Culture) 2010, March (Taiwan)