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Written as vividly as any of her novels, Ruth Park's autobiography is a moving, passionate, often funny account of the people and places which influenced her early years. Her isolated childhood in the rainforests of New Zealand fed her fertile imagination; her convent education encouraged her love of words and writing, and the bitter years of the Depression exposed her to poverty and injustice.

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  • EBook

    9781742533797

    April 1, 1993

    Penguin eBooks (AU Adult)

    300 pages

    RRP $24.95

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