My Place

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Fremantle Press, Apr 1, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 358 pages
16 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  - Kathleen Rast - Goodreads

Slow to start but a terribly interesting read on the treatment and history of the native people of Australia and the importance of knowing and sharing your own history in order to find your way home. Read full review

Review: My Place

User Review  - Goodreads

Slow to start but a terribly interesting read on the treatment and history of the native people of Australia and the importance of knowing and sharing your own history in order to find your way home. 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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