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Published: July 2018
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Author: Rick Morton
Category: Arts / Arts: Writing
BIC Subject: Drug & substance abuse: social aspects
 
Published: 30-Jul-2018
Format: Paperback, pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780522873153
Stock Code: 2873153
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Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction



One Hundred Years of Dirt is an unflinching memoir in which the mother is a hero who is never rewarded. It is a meditation on the anger, fear of others and an obsession with real and imagined borders. Yet it is also a testimony to the strength of familial love and endurance.Violence, treachery and cruelty run through the generational veins of Rick Morton's family. A horrific accident thrusts his mother and siblings into a world impossible for them to navigate, a life of poverty and drug addiction



One Hundred Years of Dirt is an unflinching memoir in which the mother is a hero who is never rewarded. It is a meditation on the anger, fear of others and an obsession with real and imagined borders. Yet it is also a testimony to the strength of familial love and endurance.
Rick Morton has escaped his past and become a leading journalist and social affairs writer for The Australian.
 
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