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Description - The White Girl by Tony Birch

'Odette, be sensible. Sissy cannot leave this town.' Shea threw his hands in the air. 'Listen to me, please, Odette. It's not as if your Sissy is a white girl.'

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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780702263057
Format: Paperback / softback
(195mm x 130mm x 23mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: University of Queensland Press
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2020
Country of Publication: Australia

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