Andrejs and his friend Danny steal the savings of Mrs Samuels, a bag lady. The story represents people dislocated from society, like Andrejs’ mother, a Latvian-born refugee who rejects Australian society despite having lived in Australia for 40 years. Broken friendships and disrupted family and social structures feature throughout this thoughtful story.
Cross cultural relations, Family, Race relations
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