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Boy, Lost.

Author: Kristina Olsson
Publisher: Chicago : University of Queensland Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A powerful family memoir from the award-winning author of The China Garden Kristina Olsson's mother lost her infant son, Peter, when he was snatched from her arms as she boarded a train in the hot summer of 1950. She was young and frightened, trying to escape a brutal marriage, but despite the violence and cruelty she'd endured, she was not prepared for this final blow, this breathtaking punishment. Yvonne would not  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Olsson, Kristina.
Boy, Lost.
Chicago : University of Queensland Press, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristina Olsson
ISBN: 9780702248931 0702248932
OCLC Number: 843202552
Awards: Short-listed for Queensland Literary Awards: Courier-Mail People's Choice Queensland Book of the Year 2013
Description: 1 online resource (335 pages)
Contents: Chapter 45Chapter 46; Chapter 47; Chapter 48; Chapter 49; Chapter 50; Chapter 51; Chapter 52; Chapter 53; Chapter 54; Chapter 55; Chapter 56; Chapter 57; Chapter 58; Chapter 59; Chapter 60; Chapter 61; Chapter 62; Chapter 63; Chapter 64; Chapter 65; Chapter 66; Chapter 67; Chapter 68; Chapter 69; Chapter 70; Chapter 71; Chapter 72; Chapter 73; Chapter 74; Chapter 75; Chapter 76; Chapter 77; Chapter 78; Chapter 79; Chapter 80; Afterword; Acknowledgements; Imprint page.

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A powerful family memoir from the award-winning author of The China Garden Kristina Olsson's mother lost her infant son, Peter, when he was snatched from her arms as she boarded a train in the hot summer of 1950. She was young and frightened, trying to escape a brutal marriage, but despite the violence and cruelty she'd endured, she was not prepared for this final blow, this breathtaking punishment. Yvonne would not see her son again for nearly 40 years. Kristina was the first child of her mother's subsequent, much gentler marriage and, like her siblings, grew up unaware of the reasons b.

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