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New South Wales - Publications Details

Book

Author
Shayler, Kate
Title
The Long Way Home: The Story of a Homes Kid
Imprint
Random House, Milsons Point, N.S.W., 2001
Description

Kate Shayler grew up a 'homes kid' in the 50's and 60's. Her memoir is more than just an account of her experience as an institutionalised white kid: it's a heartbreaking story of what happens to a child in the absence of emotional support and affection.

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