Date of Award
College of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences, English and Literary Arts
Creative writing, Fiction
This work is a coming-of-age novel that is inspired by my mother’s childhood in 1960’s Hong Kong. It explores a young girl’s attempts to establish an autonomous identity in the face of enormous challenges, including physical violence, sexual abuse, and hunger. The novel also explores the emergence of a unique Hong Kong Chinese identity that many in the region are fighting to defend today.
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Received from author
Rogers, Natalie, "Queen Fatty" (2019). Restricted Access ETDs. 79.