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A Chinese affair

Author: Isabelle Li
Publisher: Witchcliffe, W.A. : Margaret River Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere, exploring intergenerational and interracial relationships, the search for meaning, and the effects of isolation and the inability to express oneself in a second language.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Isabelle Li
ISBN: 9780994316769 0994316763
OCLC Number: 947953232
Description: 340 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: A Chinese affair --
Mooncake and crab --
Shower of gold --
A fishbone in the throat --
As green as blue --
Fountain of gratitude --
Blue lotus --
The floating fragrance --
Pebbles and flowers --
By the riverbank --
Amnesia --
Further south --
Lyrebird --
Narrative of grief --
Go troppo --
Two tongues.
Responsibility: Isabelle Li.

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Sixteen exquisite stories exploring recent Chinese migration to Australia and elsewhere, exploring intergenerational and interracial relationships, the search for meaning, and the effects of isolation and the inability to express oneself in a second language.

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