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Pacific Rim Voices: Sa & Clendinnen

abstract:The 8th annual Kiriyama Prize was awarded to Shan Sa and Inga Clendinnen for literature promoting greater understanding of the Pacific Rim and South Asia people and culture.

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March 23, 2004
— The two prizewinners, one for fiction and one for non-fiction, will split a $30,000 cash prize award.

 

Fiction

Shan Sa's The Girl Who Played Go, a page-turning novel set in war-torn Manchuria in the 1930's.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Non-Fiction

Inga Clendinnen's Dancing with Strangers, a fascinating history of the initial years of contact between the Aboriginal Australians and British settlers.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here for previous Kiriyama award winners.

 

 

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