Disturbing the Dust

Disturbing the Dust

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Jenny Tomlinson has complex feelings about her unusual childhood in England. She is teaching at a school in Australia when memories of traumatic events, also concerning a dear friend Terry, surface, become intrusive and begin to threaten her emotional well-being. She knows she needs to examine them further and, on returning home, her subsequent quest to prove Terry's innocence has unexpected repercussions. This authentic and moving novel explores the psychological fallout from false accusations - on both the victims and the accusers - and the power of perseverance, forgiveness and love.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 436 pages
  • 129.03 x 198.12 x 23.11mm | 439.98g
  • Jojo Publishing
  • VIC, Australia
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0992590175
  • 9780992590178
  • 1,130,304

About Pauline James

Pauline James has drawn on personal experience and academic learning in this novel. Like Jenny, she was once a chemistry teacher who also grew up in similar circumstances. She too experienced a trauma linked to false accusations, though, for her, this occurred in adulthood. In Australia, she studied educational psychology at the University of Queensland, later becoming a teacher educator in Melbourne. Her medal-winning PhD from La Trobe University explored personal change in beginning teachers and, after joining the University of Melbourne, she undertook further research exploring people's emotions and coping strategies during periods of challenge.show more

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