Alice’s aunt, Huyen Thai’s daughter, and Kuan’s sister. Que moves to Australia with her mother, brother, and Kien, and they all live together for a while when they first arrive in Footscray. Que is strong and capable, and she works counting money at Kuan’s electronics store. She lives most of her life with her mother, who dies in her home after suffering a stroke.
Que Character Timeline in Unpolished Gem
The timeline below shows where the character Que appears in Unpolished Gem. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...from kindergarten with crafts made from macaroni noodles and construction paper, Kien, Huyen Thai, and Que “wah over it” and display each piece prominently. Alice and her brother, Alexander, make paper... (full context)
...be there—he’s always there—and he always needs help filling out forms or running newspaper ads. Que tells Alice that her father is at the hospital. Alice freezes. “Why?” she asks. Huyen... (full context)