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I ran excitedly to where Mum and Dad were drinking their billy tea. 'A sheep
looked at me,' I said, feeling the occasion had been momentous. I was aware that
they were 'humouring' me. 'How did the sheep look at you?' Dad asked. 'With its ...
10 O.K. Permanent Wave Aunty Maggie, Dad's sister, had cancer of the throat.
We were told that her throat was closing up, and when it finally closed, she would
die. We were also told that Aunty Maggie (or Mag, as Mum and Dad called her) ...
For June and her family, Dad's book of fishing flies, the polished rod and case
won in a fishing competition and never used because he preferred to make his
own; various books; dishes, table covers, and the old kitchen clock with the
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"The years following childhood become welded to their future" By sally tarbox on 8 June 2018 Format: Kindle Edition Second volume of Janet Frame's autobiography, opening where the previous one ended ... Read full review
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