It is No Secret: The Story of a Stolen Child

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With a sudden jerk, squealing of brakes and a loud puff of the steam engine, the train shunted forward...At the age of five, Donna was taken away from her natural family and sent to a foster family in Newcastle. In this book, she reflects on her childhood memories and recalls her struggle with her identity.

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Book Description 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 199mm x 20mm. Paperback. With a sudden jerk, squealing of brakes and a loud puff of the steam engine, the train shunted forward . I stared out the window as we slowly pulled out of the station. I was very confus.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 329 pages. 0.250. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091839949

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Book Description RANDOM HOUSE AUSTRALIA, 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 13 x 19.7 cm. "With a sudden jerk, squealing of brakes and a loud puff of the steam engine, the train shunted forward . I stared out the window as we slowly pulled out of the station. I was very confused. I saw the women standing on the platform watching us and wailing. Then I saw her. There was my mum in her only good blue dress standing next to my aunts and our old grandmother. Just standing there. Standing there with tears rolling down ttheir cheeks too fast to even wipe away. Then Mum waved a white hanky and I pressed my face against the window pane as hard as I could, watching her. Watching until her blue dress faded into a tiny blue daub of colour.' At the age of five, Donna was taken away from her natural family and sent to a foster family in Newcastle. Donna reflects back on her childhood memories of living in the bush with her brothers and her removal to the city, becoming an only child in a white family. Donna recalls her struggle with her identity - remembering traditions and customs of her old life in the outback and the adjustments she has had to make in strange city. Donna (aged 40) retells her life story with stark simplicity and honesty . She openly discusses the pain and. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # MM-43000187

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Book Description 2000. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 130mm x 199mm x 20mm. Paperback. With a sudden jerk, squealing of brakes and a loud puff of the steam engine, the train shunted forward . I stared out the window as we slowly pulled out of the station. I wa.Shipping may be from our Sydney, NSW warehouse or from our UK or US warehouse, depending on stock availability. 329 pages. 0.250. Bookseller Inventory # 9780091839949

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