School Days of a Methodist Lady: A Journey Through Girlhood Jill Sanguinetti

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School Days of a Methodist Lady: A Journey Through Girlhood  by  Jill Sanguinetti

School Days of a Methodist Lady: A Journey Through Girlhood by Jill Sanguinetti
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This book is about a girl, a school and a family in Australia in the 1950s and 60s...A deeply personal account of teenage struggles with parental and sibling relationships and with school discipline, study demands, tough living conditions andMoreThis book is about a girl, a school and a family in Australia in the 1950s and 60s...A deeply personal account of teenage struggles with parental and sibling relationships and with school discipline, study demands, tough living conditions and rigorous religious education.

Jills daily life as a school boarder, her rebellions, emotional highs and lows, and encounters with Dr Wood, MLCs charismatic principal and pastor, are described with honesty, hilarity and sharp critical insight.This frank and searching narrative is, in fact, a compelling social document.

The author demonstrates a remarkable ability to recall the details of her life in the middle of the 20th century in Australia, and to construct from her joys and sorrows a...memoir that is warm, thoughtful and inspirational. - Carmel Bird, fiction and non-fiction writer, author of Writing the Story of Your LifeA meticulously documented and touching memoir of a sensitive and creative schoolgirl at boarding school in the early 1960s - a place where she was often cold, hungry and sad, but also a place of astonishing discovery, both of herself and the big world beyond her own.

- Ursula Dubosarsky, childrens and Young Adult writer, author of The Golden Day



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