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The white girl [electronic resource] / Tony Birch.

By: Birch, Tony.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: [Brisbane, Queensland] : University of Queensland Press, 2019ISBN: 9780702262050; 0702262056.Subject(s): Grandparent and child -- Fiction | Social conflict -- Fiction | Country life -- Fiction | Race relations -- Fiction | Aboriginal Australians -- Fiction | Stolen generations (Australia) -- FictionOnline resources: Access eBook online Summary: 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. In The White Girl, Miles-Franklin-shortlisted author Tony Birch shines a spotlight on the 1960s and the devastating government policy of taking Indigenous children from their families.
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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. In The White Girl, Miles-Franklin-shortlisted author Tony Birch shines a spotlight on the 1960s and the devastating government policy of taking Indigenous children from their families.

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