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 travelled 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.
About The Author
Sally Morgan is an experienced author and photographer. She has written more than 250 titles for both children and adults. Her main interest is in the natural world and environmental issues, but she writes on all science and geography topics. A former teacher and chief examiner for A level biology, she is now a full time writer, When not writing, she helps out on her organic farm in Somerset.
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It is part of our history and an eye opener to what really did go on just a short time ago. A must read for all those who call themselves Australian
"One of the most significant milestones in Aboriginal literature." Australian Magazine"
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 1st January 1988
Publisher: Fremantle Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.0 x 3.0
Weight (kg): 0.4
Edition Number: 1