The Resource Australia Day, Melanie Cheng

Australia Day, Melanie Cheng

Label
Australia Day
Title
Australia Day
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Cheng
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Australia Day is a collection of stories by debut author Melanie Cheng. The people she writes about are young, old, rich, poor, married, widowed, Chinese, Lebanese, Christian, Muslim. What they have in common-no matter where they come from-is the desire we all share to feel that we belong. The stories explore universal themes of love, loss, family and identity, while at the same time asking crucial questions about the possibility of human connection in a globalised world. Melanie Cheng is an important new voice, offering a fresh perspective on contemporary Australia. Her effortless, unpretentious realism balances an insider's sensitivity and understanding with an outsider's clear-eyed objectivity, showing us a version of ourselves richer and more multifaceted than anything we've seen before
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Vance Palmer Prize for Fiction, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10577305
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cheng, Melanie
Dewey number
A823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards
  • Australian fiction
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Australia Day
  • Literary prize winners
Target audience
adult
Label
Australia Day, Melanie Cheng
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Australia Day -- Big problems -- Macca -- Clear blue seas -- Ticket-holder Number 5 -- Hotel Cambodia -- Things that grow -- Fracture -- Toy town -- Doughnuts -- Allomother -- White sparrow -- Muse -- A good and pleasant thing
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781925498592
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Australia Day, Melanie Cheng
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Australia Day -- Big problems -- Macca -- Clear blue seas -- Ticket-holder Number 5 -- Hotel Cambodia -- Things that grow -- Fracture -- Toy town -- Doughnuts -- Allomother -- White sparrow -- Muse -- A good and pleasant thing
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9781925498592
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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