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by Lim, Catherine.

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TitleFollowing the wrong god home
Author / Responsible partyLim, Catherine.
CollectionFiction
TopicsDomestic fiction. Domestic fiction. Social classes -- Singapore -- Fiction. Singapore -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Fiction.
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]
Published2004
Volume6 volumes

Summary

Yin Ling—poor, beautiful, an outstanding student and a poet—is to marry Vincent Chee, a rich PhD student from a very traditional, upper-class family. She will become a dutiful wife, not the existence of her dreams, but the Chees’ money and influence is essential, for her mother has cancer and they cannot abandon a faithful old servant, Ah Heng Cheh. However, the mapping out of Ling’s future doesn’t proceed smoothly. Almost against her will, and through her poetry, she meets outspoken American professor, Ben Gallagher, who threatens to overturn everything. Ling must make her choice: east or west, head or heart. The birth of a son makes her moral predicament even more agonizing.

Additional Information

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System control numberB6218
System NumberB6218
Original Print PublisherLondon : Orion, 2001.
Volume Number6 volumes
Volume number/sequential designation6 volumes
Participant or performer noteMary Szabo.
Transcriber nameMary Szabo.