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We, the survivors / Tash Aw.

By: Aw, Tash.
Publisher: London : 4th Estate, 2019Description: 326 pages ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780008318543.Subject(s): Racism -- Southeast Asia -- Fiction | Immigrants -- Fiction | Foreign workers -- Fiction | Social classes -- Southeast Asia -- Fiction | Malaysia -- Social conditions -- Fiction | Southeast Asia -- Social conditions -- FictionDDC classification: Summary: Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian society changing around him, like many he remains trapped in a world of poorly paid jobs that just about allow him to keep his head above water but ultimately lead him to murder a migrant worker from Bangladesh -- Source other than Library of Congress.
List(s) this item appears in: New acquisitions July-August 2019 | New acquisitions 2019
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Ah Hock is an ordinary, uneducated man born in a Malaysian fishing village and now trying to make his way in a country that promises riches and security to everyone, but delivers them only to a chosen few. With Asian society changing around him, like many he remains trapped in a world of poorly paid jobs that just about allow him to keep his head above water but ultimately lead him to murder a migrant worker from Bangladesh -- Source other than Library of Congress.

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