My Place
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My Place

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In 1982 Sally Morgan travelled to her grandmother's birthplace, Corunna Downs Station in Western Australia. She wants to trace the experiences of her childhood andolescence in Perth in the 1950's. Through memories and images, hints and echoes begin to emerge and another story unfolds - the mystery of her aboriginal identity. Gradually her whole family is drawn in to the saga and her great-uncle, her mother and finally her grandmother tell their stories in turn.MY PLACE is a work of great humour, humanity and courage.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 126 x 192 x 28mm | 281.23g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Virago Press Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0860681483
  • 9780860681489
  • 82,259

Review quote

Weekend AUSTRALIAN #NAME? * 'The sort of Australian history which hasn't been written before and which we so desperately need' * This sad and funny book is of inestimable value in comprehending the solid relatedness of the global community, the 'onenes s' of spirit shared by all 'aboriginal * peoples' *show more

About Sally Morgan

Sally Morgan was born in Perth in 1951.show more

Review Text

This sad and funny book is of inestimable value in comprehending the solid relatedness of the global community, the 'onenes s' of spirit shared by all 'aboriginal peoples'show more

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3,923 ratings
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4 38% (1,473)
3 25% (1,000)
2 6% (233)
1 3% (102)
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