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Is That You Ruthie? Paperback – 27 October 2003

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"Is that you . . . ?" Matron's voice would ring out across the dormitory. In that pause sixty little girls would stop in their tracks, waiting to hear who was in trouble. All too often the name called out would be that of the high spirited dormitory girl Ruthie.

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Ruth Hegarty won the 1998 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers with her entry Is That You, Ruthie? The sequel, Bittersweet Journey was released by UQP in November 2003. Ruth Hegarty has raised a family of eight children and lives in Brisbane, and for more than thirty years has been involved on a volunteer basis in projects for the elderly and youth. A founding member of Koobara Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Family Resource Centre, she is president of the Brisbane respite centre Nalingu, and a trainer with the Home and Community Care Resource Unit. In 1998 she was awarded the Premier's Award for Queensland Seniors, for outstanding service to the community.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ University of Queensland Press; 1st edition (27 October 2003)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 156 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 070223415X
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0702234156
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 12.7 x 1.02 x 19.05 cm
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