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Two immigrants Salimah and Sayuri navigate isolation a new language and devastating loss on their way to a lifelong friendship 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 offered at the. An understated and moving story charting the growth of an unlikely friendship formed between two immigrant women newly arrived to Australia from Nigeria and Japan and of different classes who help each other navigate the daily hurdles of motherhood work and life in an unfamiliar land

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Farewell My OrangeLocal universityAt 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 Sayuri has put her own education on hold to take care of her infant daughter and she is plagued by worries about financial instabilities and her general precariousnessWhen Sayuri’s daughter dies in da. The author is Japanese but has lived in Australia for 20 years Her book has been translated from Japanese and covers the story of the friendship of a two women and a third later on living in a coastal town somewhere on the South East coast of Australia The main story traces Salimah the Nigerian refugee who arrives with her family escaping from violence and hoping for happiness She arrives unable to speak English and enrols in a local ESL class where she first meets the Japanese Sayuri who is waiting for permanent residency with her husband and new baby Salimah is uneducated and is soon a sole parent Sayuri is well educated but has her own problems There is a third friend in the 50ish Greek woman who adds an important dimension to the storyThe two main characters have their separate struggles tragedies and hopes They show that behind everyone there is a history and a future The women their work supervisor ESL teacher and various lesser characters show the good in people The three ladies show the strength of women for compassion resilience and empathyWell written and touching A little gem of a book

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characters Farewell, My Orange ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Ú Two immigrants Salimah and Sayuri navigate isolation a new language and devastating loss on their way to a lifelong friendship Far from her native country of Nigeria and now living as a single mother of two Salimah works the night shift at a supermarketYcare and one of Salimah’s boys leaves to live with his father the two women look to one another for comfort and sustenance as they slowly master their new languageWritten with great warmth Farewell My Orange offers optimism in the face of adversity In the stories of Salimah and Sayuri readers will find a touching portrait of our need for others and the certainty of chang. I read this novella as my final book of 2018 Only 125 pages but covers Australian immigration racism motherhood second languages the meaning of self sufficiency and work I am not sure yet if it's a 4 or 5 star but either way it's really uite good