Unpolished Gem (MP3 CD)

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Description


This story does not begin on a boat. So commences Alice Pung''s memoir. This is an original take on a classic story - how a child of immigrants moves between two cultures. In place of piety and predictability, however, Unpolished Gem offers a vivid and ironic sense of both worlds. It combines the story of Pung''s life growing up in suburban Footscray with the inherited stories of the women in her family - stories of madness, survival and heartbreak. Original and brave, this is a girl''s own story that introduces an unforgettable voice and captures the experience of Asian immigrants to Australia.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781743139363
ISBN-10: 1743139365
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing
Publication Date: September 17th, 2012
Language: English