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Carbon Copy

In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Toronto: Improvised City

The Vietnamese boat people take centre stage in this novel of immigrant themes.

Morton Beiser

What We All Long For

Dionne Brand

Knopf Canada

336 pages, hardcover

ISBN: 0676971679

Morton Beiser is a professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto and a senior scientist at the Joint Centre of Excellence for Research on Immigration and Settlement, and has devoted his career to research about immigration and its effects on adults and children.He is author of Strangers at the Gate (University of Toronto Press, 1999), which describes the settlement of the Vietnamese boat people in Canada.