Migration is a sensitive topic, especially for over one million Malaysians who choose to venture abroad. The act of leaving their own lives behind is fraught with challenges, ranging from loneliness to the elusive search for a better quality of life. In veteran journalist Julia Yeow's book, her departure for Australia becomes a series of lessons about the personal and political aspects of leaving. Deeply personal and fiercely observant, Welcome Home is a book for an age of intolerance and new boundaries.
Welcome Home: Lessons In Saying Goodbye