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Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home Through Art and Memory.

Book Review by Dee Michell Parragirls: Reimagining Parramatta Girls Home Through Art and Memory. Edited by Lily Hibberd with Bonney Djuric and in collaboration with Darug women Leanne and Jacinta Tobin. Back in September 2013, my partner and I headed … Continue reading

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Shaped by Silence by Rie Croll

Shaped by Silence: Stories from the Inmates of the Good Shepherd Laundries and Reformatories by Rie Croll Book Review by Dee Michell Rie Croll is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador, a province of … Continue reading

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Jae-Dee Survives the Home of Many Mothers by Jae-Dee Collier

Book Review by Dee Michell For days I have been haunted by Jae-Dee Collier’s story, Jae-Dee Survives the Home of Many Mothers. Partly the haunting comes from memories when I lived close to the Goodwood Orphanage in Millswood, an inner … Continue reading

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