All the Broken Things

All the Broken Things

A Novel

DAISY - 2014
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Fourteen-year-old Bo, a boat person from Vietnam, lives in the Junction neighbourhood of Toronto with his mother, Thao, and his four-year-old sister, who was born severely disfigured from the effects of Agent Orange. Named Orange, she is the family secret; Thao keeps her hidden away, and when Bo's not at school or getting into fights on the street, he cares for her. One day a carnival worker and bear trainer, Gerry, sees Bo in a streetfight, and recruits him for the bear wrestling circuit, eventually giving him his own cub to train. This opens up a new world for Bo--but then Gerry's boss, Max, begins pursuing Thao with an eye on Orange for his travelling freak show. When Bo wakes up one night to find the house empty, he knows he and his cub, Bear, are truly alone. Bestseller. 2014.
Publisher: [Toronto] :, [Random House Canada],, [c2014]
[Toronto] : CNIB [Canadian National Institute for the Blind], [2014]
Branch Call Number: TBDAISY FICTION KUI
Characteristics: 1 audio disc (8 hrs. 28 min.)
Additional Contributors: Kipp, Deborah (reader)

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