My place

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In 1982 Sally Morgan travelled back to her grandmother's birthplace. What started out as a tentative search for information about her family, turned into an overwhelming emotional and spiritual pilgrimage. My Place beings with the experiences of Sally's own life, growing up in suburban Perth in the fifties and sixties. Through the memories and images of her childhood and adolescence, vague hints and echoes begin to emerge, hidden knowledge is uncovered, and a fascinating story unfolds. It is a deeply 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.
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Grouping Title my place
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subject_facet Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Social conditions
Aboriginal Australians -- Mixed descent -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography
Electronic books
Morgan, Sally, -- 1951 January 18-
Morgan, Sally, -- 1951 January 18- -- Family
Morgan, Sally, -- 1951-
Race discrimination -- Australia -- Western Australia
Western Australia -- Biography
Western Australia -- Social life and customs
Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Australia -- Western Australia -- Biography
title_display My place
title_full My place / Sally Morgan
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title_short My place
topic_facet Aboriginal Australians
Electronic books
Mixed descent
Morgan, Sally
Race discrimination
Social conditions
Social life and customs
Women, Aboriginal Australian