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South Flows the Pearl (Mavis Gock Yen, ed by Siaoman Yen & Richard Horsburgh, SUP)

Over the 80s and 90s, Mavis Gock Yen (1916–2008) collected the stories of her contemporaries—Australian Chinese people whose memories and experiences spanned the late 1800s through to almost the end of the 20th century. What resulted is South Flows the Pearl, a remarkable oral history of Australia’s recent—and at risk of...

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Category: Reviews