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Titel: My Place.
Verlag: Arts Centre, Fremantle
Einband: Soft cover
Zustand: Very Good
Auflage: 1st Edition
358p paperback with white illustrated laminated cover, little used first edition, scuffing to top edge of wrapper, pages clean with author photograph to rear flyleaf. Buchnummer des Verkäufers PAB 80453
Inhaltsangabe: A book for everyone; a book with the form and texture of a novel and the complexity and pace of a mystery not solved until the final pages. It is wonderfully entertaining' - New York Times Book Review A triumphant story that makes you glad it's been told.' - Times on Sunday In 1982, Sally Morgan travelled back to her grandmother's birthplace. What started as a tentative search for information about her family, turned into an overwhelming emotional and spiritual pilgrimage. My Place is a moving account of a search for truth into which a whole family is gradually drawn, finally freeing the tongues of the author's mother and grandmother, allowing them to tell their own stories.
Looking at the views and experiences of three generations of indigenous Australians, this autobiography unearths political and societal issues contained within Australia's indigenous culture. Sally Morgan traveled to her grandmother?s birthplace, starting a search for information about her family. She uncovers that she is not white but aborigine—information that was kept a secret because of the stigma of society. This moving account is a classic of Australian literature that finally frees the tongues of the author?s mother and grandmother, allowing them to tell their own stories.
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