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Issue Details: First known date: 1992... 1992 Only Ten
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Hussein is a ten-year-old refugee. At school in Australia, his classmates try to work out why he acts so strangely. As they get to know him better, they start to understand, and to treat him more kindly.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Chinese-Australian character.

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  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon Nude School : Stories About School Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992 Z837389 1992 anthology children's fiction children's Melbourne : Oxford University Press , 1992
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon A Taste of Cockroach Allan Baillie , Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 Z1192060 2005 selected work short story 'Here is a journey that begins with a shuddering disaster in the Himalayas, and ends with an ill-starred romance on Mars. In between are adventures down the rivers of Cambodia and Laos, battles with bulls in Australian country towns, encounters with French agents, freelance photography assignments, handbag-snatchers in Naples, thong-flingers in Rangoon, bread queues in Afghanistan, and more' (Source: back cover blurb). Camberwell : Penguin , 2005 pg. 125-134
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