Daughter Of The River Country

  • Dianne O'Brien/Sue Williams

  • ISBN: 9781787828322

£21.99

Born in rural New South Wales in the 1940s, baby Dianne is immediately taken from her Indigenous parents and adopted by an Irish couple. Raised in the era of the... more

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Born in rural New South Wales in the 1940s, baby Dianne is immediately taken from her Indigenous parents and adopted by an Irish couple. Raised in the era of the 'White Australia' policy and widespread racism, she grows up believing Val is her birth mother. Val promises Dianne that when she turns fifteen, she will tell her a story. Then, just months before Dianne's fifteenth birthday, Val dies. Abandoned by her stepfather, Dianne goes on to endure years of horrific violence at the hands of different partners, drug and alcohol addiction, and cruel betrayal by those closest to her.
But, miraculously, her fighting spirit is not extinguished. And when, at the age of twenty-nine, Dianne learns the truth of her Aboriginal heritage, she finds her place in the world...
Daughter Of The River Country by Dianne O'Brien/Sue Williams

Genre
Non Fiction - Autobiography

ISBN(s)
Large Print Paperback: 9781787828322
(01 Nov 2021)

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