From the Inside Flap
"Realistic portraits of contemporary Chinese women ... whose emotional predicaments are universally resonant."
"Roy's first attempt at fiction is promising: experimental, thoughtful and best when it delves into women's emotions."
About the Author
Born in China, Zoë
S. Roy was an eyewitness to the Red Terror under Mao s regime. Her short fiction has appeared in Canadian Stories and Thought Magazine. She holds an M.Ed. in Adult Education and an M.A. in Atlantic Canada Studies from the University of New Brunswick and Saint Mary s University. She lives and works as an adult educator Toronto. Butterfly Tears
is her first published book.