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Farewell, My Orange, Iwaki Kei
Farewell, My Orange
Iwaki Kei

Paperback / softback $22.99 - Europa Editions
Fiction - Published: 13/Nov/2018 - ISBN: 9781609454784

Far from her native country of Nigeria and now living as a single mother of two, Salimah works the night shift at a supermarket in small-town Australia. She is shy and barely speaks English, but pushes herself to sign up for an ESL class . At the group’s first meeting, Salimah meets Sayuri, who has come to Australia from Japan with her husband, a resident research associate at the local college. When Sayuri’s daughter dies in daycare and one of Salimah’s boys leaves to live with his father, the two women look to one another for comfort and sustenance. The stories of Salimah and Sayuri, portray our need for others and the certainty of change.

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