My Place

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Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1987 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
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My Place begins with Sally Morgan tracing the experiences of her 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 - a mystery of identity, complete with clues and suggested solutions.
Sally Morgan's My Place 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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User Review  - Kari - Goodreads

If this book doesn't inspire you to write your own life story or research and collect/record your family's life stories and history, nothing will. This was a fascinating example of the search of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Tace Stevens - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book. Sally Morgan's honest approach and style of writing just captures and engages you from the very first page to the last. It's a beautiful book, and I feel privilleged to ... Read full review

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About the author (1987)

Sally Morgan is the director for the Centre for Indigenous History at the University of Western Australia as well as an artist whose works are in numerous private and public collections in the United States and Australia. She is the author of Dan's Grandpa, My Place for Younger Readers: Arthur Corunna's Story, My Place for Younger Readers: Mother and Daughter, Speaking from the Heart, and Heartsick for Country.

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