My Place

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Fremantle Press, Apr 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
8 Reviews
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 traveled to her grandmotherís birthplace, starting a search for information about her family. She uncovers that she is not white but aborigineóinformation 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 authorís mother and grandmother, allowing them to tell their own stories.

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User Review  - Diane - Goodreads

This was such an eye-opener for me when I first read it many years ago. Sally's search to find her family history is well written and without pretension. It is a captivating read and unearths some of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dr Miriam - Goodreads

One of my very favorite books of all time...its like an old friend I keep revisiting. An honest and illuminating look at some of the issues growing up aboriginal in Australia both in the 1970's and ... Read full review

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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 Danís Grandpa, My Place for Younger Readers: Arthur Corunnaís Story, My Place for Younger Readers: Mother and Daughter, Speaking from the Heart, and the award-winning Heartsick for Country.

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