The Model Student Who Breaks His Parents Hearts When He Drops Out Of Medical School To Study Fashion Design In London The Shampoo Girl Who Leaves Singapore For The Hustle And Bustle Of New York S Chinatown The Schoolteacher Whose Anxiety About White People Cripples His Dream Retirement In Toronto The Mother Who Dreams Of An Old World Amidst Changing Landscapes, And An Unlikely Singaporean Family In Nevada Cut Off From The Rest Of The World By An Obsessive Patriarch In This Collection Of 11 Stories, Wena Poon Examines The Quiet Lives Of Displaced Singaporeans Living Abroad And Those In Singapore Who Are Often Torn Between Two Worlds In Their Search For An Imaginary Homeland Poon S Portraits Of Various Lives Share A Common, Constant Yearning To Belong In A Place Made Foreign By Time Or Space Occasionally Humorous But Always With Compassion, She Captures The Rich Inner Lives Of Individuals Who Form Part Of The Kaleidoscopic Yet Wistful Modern History Of Asian Migration Wena Poon, A Singaporean By Birth, Resides In The US.
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- 209 pages
- Lions in Winter
- Wena Poon
- 20 November 2017 Wena Poon
- 9833698719 Edition Language English setting