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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Ken's Quest
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'Ken, a middle-aged Chinese engineer arrives in Australia with a fake identity on a holiday working visa. He has big dreams of wealth to be made for the benefit of his family. But his arrogance makes him a target at work. Racial tension emerges as xenophobic Red and Ken try to reconcile their differences. His imminent visa expiry forces him to enrol in a communication course at TAFE, an alternative plan to gain employment with a multinational company on returning to China.

'Meeting Julia, his communication teacher shifts his quest to embracing life. The Red-Ken friendship chips off the fossils in Ken’s heart – Julia’s love penetrates it. Ken’s Quest gives insight into migrants’ frustrations over work place dynamics, under employment, discrimination and alienation. It exposes Australians’ fear of displacement. ' (Publication summary)

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    • Syndal, Ashwood - Mulgrave area, Melbourne South East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Threekookaburras , 2016 .
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      Extent: 166p.
      • Publication date : 20th November 2016
      ISBN: 9780992539481
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