Autobiography/Memoir

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My Place

Sally Morgan

2010

Looking at the views and experiences of three generations of indigenous Australians, this autobiography unearths political and societal issues contained within Australia's indigenous culture. Sally Morgan traveled to her grandmother’s birthplace, starting a search for information about her family. She uncovers that she is not white but Aboriginal—information that was kept a secret because of the stigma of society. This is a classic of Australian literature that finally frees the tongues of the author’s mother and grandmother, allowing them to tell their own stories of being taken from their parents.