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Girl 43 is well written and will make you angry. It deals with a difficult aspect of our history but one that needs to be examined. - Toowoomba ChronicleGiles tackles some tough topics, not the least of which is forced adoption, but does so in a way that is sensitive to and respectful of the girls who passed through the doors. - Weekend Gold Coast Bulletinpowerful - Cleo --This text refers to the paperback edition.
About the Author
Maree Giles was born in Australia, trained as a journalist in New Zealand and now lives in south-west France. She is an author, creative writing teacher and mentor. A Royal Literary Fund Fellow at Kingston University London, 2009 - 2010, she was also a dissertation supervisor on their Creative Writing MFA. Her debut novel Girl 43 was originally published as Invisible Thread in 2001 by Virago in the UK. Visit her at mareegiles.com --This text refers to the paperback edition.
- File Size : 986 KB
- Print Length : 204 pages
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Language: : English
- ASIN : B00KG50FZY
- Publisher : Hachette Australia (24 June 2014)
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- Enhanced Typesetting : Enabled
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Best Sellers Rank: 438,340 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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Reviewed in Australia on 18 April 2015
Sad to think these institutions treated unmarried mothers like this. Probably based on a true story with Ellan (Girl 43) Who tells her story of the treatment in the Old Parramatta home for girls. Light read!