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Of Indian Origin: Writings From Australia

By: Paul Sharrad & Meeta C. Padmanabhan (Eds)

Price: $23.50

Publisher: New Delhi, Orient BlackSwan: 2018

Seller ID: 1203554

ISBN: 9789352872954

Condition: New


Of Indian Origin is a dazzling collection of short stories and poetry by Australian writers of Indian origin. Cultures collide as children encounter racism in the playgrounds of Canberra, migrant women scrounge for a living nursing Melbourne's elderly, and a young author moves to a strange and unfamiliar country where she suffers from dreamlessness. These searing works bring new meaning to the field of ‘Asian-Australian writing’ and new perspectives on the Indian diasporic experience. Though the field of Indian-Australian writing is still small, this vibrant mix of emerging and established... View more info