Saturday, August 1, 2015

The Scent of my Mother's Kiss

Pre-release information - new book

The Scent of my Mother's Kiss

Originally published in 2007 as The Little Mongrel - free to a good home, and now revised as The Scent of my Mother’s Kiss, this 394 page book includes a new chapter on Rock Lynn House, a Salvation Army Maternity Home in West Launceston, Tasmania, that operated between 1900 and 1960. 

 Opinions on adoption vary, depending on which side of the triangle you're sitting on. This book has been written from the perspective of an adoptee, tracing her formative years from the blank slate of birth to the verge of adulthood and the relentless search for the key that would erase the debilitating fugue of not knowing

This book contains references to and gives insight into the day to day practices and operation of to Rock Lynn House, Regent House, Elsternwick, Mt St Canice, Hobart, Winbirra Remand Centre and Winlaton Training Centre. 

Expected Release august 2015

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