"...an easy to read and colourful history of eight Canadian Chinatowns...truly a celebration of Chinese achievement and contribution to community throughout the ages.
...one of the first books of its kind, and it's at once a great achievement and a must-have for the library of any historian."
--Rice Paper, summer 2006
"Fascinating...Yee tells a terrible tale of racism in the 1900's"
--Atlantic Books Today.
"A tribute to the Chinese-Canadians who've preserved and invigorated the core of Canadian cities."
--Winnipeg Free Press