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Author Hughes, John, 1961-

Title The idea of home : autobiographical essays / John Hughes
Published Artarmon, N.S.W. : Giramondo Publishing Compay, 2004

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 W'PONDS  304.8940477 Hug/Ioh  AVAILABLE
Description 207 pages ; 20 cm
Series National Year of Reading 2012
Contents xi Preface -- 1 An Essay of Forgetting -- 43 My Mother's House -- 75 Country Towns -- 113 A life in Letters -- 163 A Walk through Eastern Europe -- 204 Endnotes
Summary A collection of autobiographical essays in which John Hughes reflects on growing up in Cessnock, in a household ruled by memories of the Ukraine, which his mother and grandparents had to flee during the Second World War. Winner of 2006 National Biography Award
Analysis First generation migrants
Ukraine
Autobiography
John Hughes
Immigrants - New South Wales - Hunter River Region - Biography
Ukrainians - Australia - Biography
Immigrants - Australia - Biography
Hughes, John, 1961-
Notes Contains biblographical references
Bibliography Contains biblographical references
Notes National Biography Award of Australia, 2006
Subject Hughes, John, 1961-
Ukrainians -- Australia.
Immigrants -- Australia.
Immigrants -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Hunter River Region
Miners -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Hunter River Region -- Biography
Immigrants -- Australia -- Hunter River Region (N.S.W.) -- Biography
Ukrainians -- Australia -- Biography.
Immigrants -- Australia -- Biography.
Hunter River Region (N.S.W.)
Genre/Form Biography.
Autobiographies.
LC no. 2005415515
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