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Last of her name : a novella & stories

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2019
Mimi Lok's Last of Her Name is an eye-opening story collection about the intimate, interconnected lives of diasporic women and the histories they are born into. Set in a wide range of time periods and locales, including '80s UK suburbia, WWII Hong Kong and contemporary urban California, the book features an eclectic cast of outsiders: among them, an elderly housebreaker, wounded lovers and kung-fu fighting teenage girls. Last of Her Name offers a meditation on female desire and resilience, family and the nature of memory.

Item Details

Genre: Short stories.

ISBN:

  • 9781885030610 (trade paperback)
  • 9781885030610

Description: 221 pages ; 21 cm

Contents:

  • Last of her name
  • The wrong Dave
  • A reasonable person
  • Accident
  • I have never put my hope in any other but thee
  • Wedding night
  • Bad influence
  • The woman in the closet.

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