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Close to Home: Selected Writings

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Alice Pung

Alice Pung OAM is an award-winning writer based in Melbourne. She is the bestselling author of the memoirs Unpolished Gem and Her Father’s Daughter, and the essay collection Close to Home, as …

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Praise for Close to Home

‘A beautiful book brimming with rich thoughts and intimate details ... Pung’s writing celebrates who we are, where we’ve come from and the shape of things to come. ★★★★★.’—The AU Review

‘A warm, wide-ranging selection … Pung’s writing is crisp and colourful.’ —The Age


‘Mixes vivid personal stories with a sharply nuanced examination of Australia’s knotty, turbulent race history.’ —The Weekend Australian


‘Alice Pung is a gem. Her voice is the real thing.’ —Amy Tan

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