A coming-of-age tale of love and cultural reconnection set in modern-day Kuala Lumpur KATIE CHEN, 16, lives in the unremarkable suburb of Narre Warren in Australia with her somewhat reclusive Malaysian father. Coming to Australia when she was 5 and losing her mother at 7, she has always struggled with issues of identity. One day, she goes back to Malaysia for her grandmother's funeral and discovers that her mother - long-thought-dead - is alive. Set in a fictionalised Kuala Lumpur (KL), Katie struggles to reconnect with her mother whom she discovers is Malay. Navigating KL's underground music scene and the underlying tensions of a country she doesn't understand, how far is Katie willing to go to find a place to belong?

Paperback / softback  Trade paperback (UK)  1pp  h216mm  x  w136mm  x s16mm  268g 

ISBN13: 9789815127812