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The Resource The surprising power of a good dumpling, by Wai Chim

The surprising power of a good dumpling, by Wai Chim

Label
The surprising power of a good dumpling
Title
The surprising power of a good dumpling
Statement of responsibility
by Wai Chim
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family
Summary
Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family, and the surprising power of a good dumpling.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10785142
Cataloging source
QPPL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Chim, Wai
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Mentally ill mothers
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Chinese restaurants
  • Chinese Australians
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The surprising power of a good dumpling, by Wai Chim
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065675061
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781760631581
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1111079506
Label
The surprising power of a good dumpling, by Wai Chim
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000065675061
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
392 pages
Isbn
9781760631581
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1111079506

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