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South Whitley Comm. PL - South Whitley FICTION DE KRETSER MICHELLE (Text) 30402004834125 NEW FICTION Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781646221097
  • ISBN: 1646221095
  • Physical Description: print
    128, 128 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Catapult, 2022.

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General Note: Book is divided into two parts (presented t©®te-b©®che): Lyle (128 pages) and Lili (128 pages)
Summary, etc.: Lili's family migrated to Australia from Asia when she was a teenager. Now, in the 1980s, she's teaching in the south of France. She makes friends, observes the treatment handed out to North African immigrants, and is creeped out by her downstairs neighbor. All the while, Lili is striving to be A Bold, Intelligent Woman like Simone de Beauvoir. Lyle works for a sinister government department in near-future Australia. An Asian migrant, he fears repatriation and embraces "Australian values." He's also preoccupied by his ambitious wife, his wayward children, and his strong-minded elderly mother. Islam has been banned in the country, the air is smoky from a Permanent Fire Zone, and one pandemic has already run its course. Three scary monsters—racism, misogyny, and ageism—roam through this mesmerizing novel. Its reversible format enacts the disorientation that migrants experience when changing countries changes the stories of their lives.
Subject: Immigrants Australia Fiction
Families Australia Fiction
Racism Fiction
Misogyny Fiction
Ageism Fiction
Australia Fiction
Genre: Upside-down books.
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