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Issue Details: First known date: 1998... 1998 Like Father Like Son
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Soldiers come to Halil's village and take away his father, a school teacher. Halil decides to go in search of his father, but when he goes to the police station, he himself is imprisoned - on the assumption 'like father, like son'. After being subjected to days of torture he is eventually released when he convinces the doctor to take a stand against the corrupt police.


  • Epigraph: When there is frost underfoot snow is not far off.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it uses Asian imagery.

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    y separately published work icon Fortune Cookies Christine Harris , Milsons Point : Random House , 1998 Z387861 1998 selected work short story young adult The stories in this collection focus on Australian characters in Asia and Asians in Australia. Milsons Point : Random House , 1998 pg. 67-91
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