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Bittersweet journey / Ruth Hegarty
Bib ID 2643824
Format BookBook
Author
Hegarty, Ruth, 1929-
 
Description St Lucia, Qld. : University of Queensland Press, 2003 
xiv, 246 p., [8] p. of plates : facsims., ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 0702234141
0702234141
Summary

The sequel to the David Unaipon award-winning memoir Is That You Ruthie? which chronicled Ruth Hegarty's childhood story. Bittersweet Journey starts with Ruth's courtship while she was an inmate of Cherbourg Aboriginal Mission, followed by her marriage and family life outside the mission and eventually in Brisbane.

Notes

The sequel to the award-winning memoir, Is that you, Ruthie?

Subjects Hegarty, Ruth, 1929-  |  Women, Aboriginal Australian -- Biography.  |  Aboriginal Australians, Treatment of.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy.  |  Government policy - State and territory - Queensland.  |  Religions - Christianity - Missions - Aborigines Inland Mission.  |  Dungidjau people (E20) (Qld SG56-14)  |  Socioeconomic conditions - Living conditions.  |  History - Biographies - Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Child welfare - Child / parent separation - Stolen generations.  |  Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement (Qld.)  |  Cherbourg / Barambah (SE Qld SG56-10)  |  Queensland (Qld)

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