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Author Lu, Rose, author

Title All who live on Islands / Lu Yangi, Rose Lu
Published Wellington : Victoria University Press, 2019
©2019
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Description 1 online resource (224 pages)
Summary All Who Live on Islands introduces a bold new voice in New Zealand literature. In these intimate and entertaining essays, Rose Lu takes us through personal history - a shopping trip with her Shanghai-born grandparents, her career in the Wellington tech industry, an epic hike through the Himalayas - to explore friendship, the weight of stories told and not told about diverse cultures, and the reverberations of our parents' and grandparents' choices. Frank and compassionate, Rose Lu's stories illuminate the cultural and linguistic questions that migrants face, as well as what it is to be a young person living in 21st-century Aotearoa New Zealand
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Chinese -- New Zealand -- Communication
Chinese -- New Zealand -- Ethnic identity
Immigrants -- New Zealand -- Social life and customs
Lu, Rose -- Childhood and youth
Lu, Rose -- Family
Chinese -- Ethnic identity.
Immigrants -- Social life and customs.
New Zealand.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1776562682
9781776562688