Thursday, November 28, 2013

Event: Book-reading and Meet-the-Author Event with Audrey Chin, author of As the Heart Bones Break

Select Books is pleased to invite you to a book-reading and meet-the-author event with Audrey Chin, author of As the Heart Bones Break, on Saturday, 14 December 2013, at 2:00pm.

About As the Heart Bones Break
In Thong Tran’s Vietnam, everyone is at war and no one is who they seem. But even a conflicted heart needs a home. Yearning for a true father and a cause to give himself to, Thong chooses independence, liberty and happiness – his tutor and the Viet Cong. It is a choice with karmic consequences he will spend the next half century criss-crossing the Pacific to outrun.

Can Thong set down the bones rankling in his heart? And at what cost?

About Audrey Chin
Audrey Chin works with numbers as a financial steward by day and with words at night. Her mission is to tell the Southeast Asian story to an international audience from the point-of-view of a multi-cultural Peranakan woman in Singapore. Her debut novel, Learning to Fly, was a coming-of-age story set in the rainforests of the region. She is contributing co-editor of Singapore Women Re-Presented, which tells Singapore’s social history from the perspective of Singaporean women.

Audrey is married to Minh and has been a daughter-in-law of the Vietnamese diaspora for thirty years. As the Heart Bones Break is distilled from the many diasporic stories she heard over that period. Find out more at

Saturday, 14th December 2013, 2:00pm

Select Books
51 Armenian Street, Singapore 179939
Tel: (65) 6337 9319

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