Author(s): Hsu-Ming Teo
On the eve of her mother's wake, Grace Tay flies to Singapore to join her family. There, she explores her history, looking for answers to the death. This novel evokes the life, traditions and tastes of a Chinese family, moving between Singapore, Malaysia and Australia.
Shortlisted for the 2001 Dobbie Award for a first published woman author, part of the Nita B Kibble Award.Winner of the 1999 The Australian/Vogel AwardShortlisted; Colin Roderick Award 2000.
Winner of Australian / Vogel Literary Award 1999.