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The white girl

Author: Tony Birch
Publisher: St Lucia, Queensland : University of Queensland Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Odette Brown has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. After her daughter disappeared and left her with her granddaughter Sissy to raise on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar of the welfare authorities who are removing fair-skinned Aboriginal children from their families. When a new policeman arrives in town, determined to enforce the law, Odette must risk everything to save  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Birch
ISBN: 9780702260384 070226038X
OCLC Number: 1083114577
Description: 265 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Tony Birch.

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"Odette Brown has lived her whole life on the fringes of a small country town. After her daughter disappeared and left her with her granddaughter Sissy to raise on her own, Odette has managed to stay under the radar of the welfare authorities who are removing fair-skinned Aboriginal children from their families. When a new policeman arrives in town, determined to enforce the law, Odette must risk everything to save Sissy and protect everything she loves."--Publisher description.

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