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Into the Suburbs: A Migrant's Story

Into the Suburbs: A Migrant's Story

by Christopher Raja

Exploring topical issues of race, class and migration, Into the Suburbs is an affecting portrait of one family's search for home.

Penguin Random House
Publish Date
August 2020

Christopher Raja was eleven years old when his father, David, decided to move the family to Australia in pursuit of the idyllic lifestyle. They brought their hopes and aspirations to a bungalow in Melbourne's outer suburbs. On the surface, the Rajas appeared to be living a normal Australian life. Throughout his teenage years, Christopher embraces the freedoms of his adopted country, while his father becomes more and more disenchanted. Just as Christopher is settling into university, the family is rocked by a tragic and unexpected loss

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