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The Resource Miss ex-Yugoslavia, Sofija Stefanovic

Miss ex-Yugoslavia, Sofija Stefanovic

Label
Miss ex-Yugoslavia
Title
Miss ex-Yugoslavia
Statement of responsibility
Sofija Stefanovic
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
“Sofija Stefanovic was born into a country destined to collapse. With Yugoslavia on the brink of war, her family was torn between the social existence they’d always known and the pull of stability on offer in the distant land of Australia. Surrounded by conflict and uncertainty, it’s no wonder that Sofija had so many questions as she grew up: which Disney movie would her life mirror? How did Yugo rock songs compare with the Tin Lids? And can you become the centre of attention when English is your second language? Sofija’s family spent her childhood moving back and forth between Australia and Yugoslavia, unable to settle in one home. The war that had been brewing started to rage, and the pain and madness stretched all the way to Melbourne, where Sofija found herself part of a strange community of ex-Yugoslavians. Then, as the Yugoslav Wars moved towards their brutal conclusion, her family faced their own private and desperate battle. Suddenly the world was turned upside-down all over again. By turns moving, hilarious and beautifully candid, Miss Ex-Yugoslavia captures the experience of being a perpetual outsider – and learning, in the end, that perhaps you prefer it that way. It is a story about not quite connecting with your old country, while not quite being embraced by your new one. Featuring war lords and their pet tigers, baby-sitters clubs and immigrant beauty queens, this extraordinary memoir announces a bright and compelling new Australian voice.”--Back cover
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stefanovic, Sofija
Dewey number
  • 920.72
  • 304.8497
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stefanovic, Sofija
  • Autobiographies
  • Girls
  • Girls
  • Immigrant children
  • Immigrants
  • Serbian Australians
  • Yugoslav War, 1991-1995
  • Yugoslavia
  • Yugoslavia
  • Australia
  • Australia
  • Yugoslavia
Label
Miss ex-Yugoslavia, Sofija Stefanovic
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000062158915
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 264 pages
Isbn
9780143785453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)1031401788
Label
Miss ex-Yugoslavia, Sofija Stefanovic
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000062158915
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiv, 264 pages
Isbn
9780143785453
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
1 map
System control number
(OCoLC)1031401788

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