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The White Girl

Tony Birch

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Queensland Univ. Press
04 June 2019
Fiction & Literature; Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Odette Brown has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. Raising her granddaughter Sissy on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar of the welfare authorities who are removing Aboriginal children from their communities. When the menacing Sergeant Lowe arrives in town, determined to fully enforce the law, any freedom that Odette and Sissy enjoy comes under grave threat. Odette must make an impossible choice to protect her family.

In The White Girl, Tony Birch has created memorable characters whose capacity for love and courage are a timely reminder of the endurance of the human spirit.

'Birch has great empathy and a skilful pen to match.' - SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
By:   Tony Birch
Imprint:   Queensland Univ. Press
Country of Publication:   Australia
Dimensions:   Height: 224mm,  Width: 152mm,  Spine: 19mm
Weight:   366g
ISBN:   9780702260384
ISBN 10:   070226038X
Publication Date:   04 June 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

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