Travels afar by Maria Tham
Updated: Oct 1, 2020
A account by Maria Tham of growing up Chinese in Karachi. Taken from "Cultural Curiosity: Thirteen Stories about the Search for Chinese Roots", an anthology of autobiographical essays about the human side of the Chinese diaspora. Written by ethnic Chinese who were born or raised outside of China, these moving pieces, full of the poignant details of everyday life, describe the experience of growing up as a visible minority .