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    DescriptionAsian-Australians have often been written about by outsiders, as outsiders. In this collection, compiled by award-winning author Alice Pung, they tell their own stories with verve, courage and a large dose of humour. These are not predictable tales of food, festivals and traditional dress. The food is here in all its steaming glory - but listen more closely to the dinner-table chatter and you might be surprised by what you hear. Here are tales of leaving home, falling in love, coming out and finding one's feet. A young Cindy Pan vows to win every single category of Nobel Prize. Tony Ayres blows a kiss to a skinhead and lives to tell the tale. Benjamin Law has a close encounter with some angry Australian fauna, and Kylie Kwong makes a moving pilgrimage to her great-grandfather's Chinese village. Here are well-known authors and exciting new voices, spanning several generations and drawn from all over Australia. In sharing their stories, they show us what it is really like to grow up Asian, and Australian. Contributors include: Shaun Tan, Jason Yat-Sen Li, John So, Annette Shun Wah, Quan Yeomans, Jenny Kee, Anh Do, Khoa Do, Caroline Tran and many more.


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    Title
    Growing Up Asian in Australia
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Alice Pung
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 364
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 422 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781863951913
    ISBN 10: 1863951911
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21600
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1MBF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC
    LC subject heading:
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.6
    BIC subject category V2: JFSL1, JFSL3
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: BIO000000, LCO004000
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    BISAC V2.8: LCO005000
    DC22: 820.803995094, 820.8039950
    LC classification: 2008399997
    Thema V1.0: JBSL1, JBSL, JBCC
    Illustrations note
    1, black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Black Inc.
    Imprint name
    Black Inc.
    Publication date
    06 June 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Melbourne