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Author Fletcher, Beryl, 1938-

Title The silicon tongue / Beryl Fletcher
Published Melbourne, Victoria : Spinifex Press, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (235 pages) : portrait
Series Australasian literature: Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands (text)
Summary Alice was abandoned in England and sent to New Zealand as a servant, tricked by the authorities into believing that she was an orphan. Now 70, she tells her story to a mysterious historian and discloses family secrets
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed August 18, 2014)
This edition in English
Subject Orphans -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Oral history -- Fiction.
New Zealand -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book