How the 1924 death of a Scottish nanny and charges against her co-worker, Wong Foon Sing, exposed attitudes toward race, class, and gender dominant in 1920s Vancouver
“It takes a distinct talent to turn factual murder into fiction and playwright (Billy Bishop Goes to War) John MacLachlan Gray has it.”—Globe and Mail
John MacLachlan Gray in conversation with Todd Wong
Sunday, November 26, 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Historic Joy Kogawa House, 1450 West 64th Avenue, Vancouver
Books will be available for sale and author signing
Todd Wong’s great-great-grandfather Rev. Chan Yu Tan, of the local Chinese Methodist/United Church, helped with the community led acquittal of Wong Foon Sing.