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Feathers of the Snow Angel: Memories of a Child in Exile

Memories of a Child in Exile

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Feathers of the Snow Angel: Memories of a Child in Exile: Memories of a Child in Exile by Lionel Pearce
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From a small child's fragmented impression of snow, feathers and his mother's death comes the metaphor of the snow angel that pervades this harrowingly honest and poignant autobiography. Lionel Pearce was orphaned at a young age and was brought to Australia under the Fairbridge scheme. He grew up in the Fairbridge Farm School in Western Australia and after working as a farm laborer and serving in the Army during the war, he returned to study, eventually becoming a medical practitioner. This unique autobiography is distinguished by the author's courage in revealing and exploring his own internal emotional life and development. His mother's death, his rejection by her family and his institutionalism left him damaged and vulnerable, and the courage and intensity with which he conveys the influence that these events had on his life results in a work that is both compelling and intelligent.
Release date NZ
January 2nd, 2002
Author
Pages
224
Country of Publication
Australia
Imprint
Fremantle Arts Centre Press
Dimensions
138x210x13
ISBN-13
9781863683470
Product ID
1839231

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