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Oranges and Sunshine

In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the British government. At first incredulous, Margaret discovered that this was just the tip of an enormous iceberg. This title reveals how she unravelled this shocking secret.
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their families in Britain, by founding the Child Migrants Trust.
Margaret Humphreys is the Director and founder of the Child Migrants Trust, supported by Nottinghamshire County Council. For her services on behalf of the child migrants, she was awarded the Order of Australia - one of only a few Britons ever to have been so honoured, and she was appointed CBE in the 2011 New Year Honours list . She lives in Nottingham with her husband and two children.
"It is a story that defies belief." Independent "The secrets of the lost children of Britain may never have been revealed if it had not been for [the actions of] Margaret Humphreys." Sunday Times "A modern Florence Nightingale." Sydney Morning Herald "A truly astonishing, haunting, real-life detective story." She (Australia) "Brought tears to my eyes. It is impossible to read...without thinking "These could be my parents. These could be my children."...Despite the sadness and anger at its centre, hope remains the principle message of this remarkable book." -- Terry Waite The Times
Author
Margaret Humphreys
ISBN-10
055216335X
ISBN-13
9780552163354
Media
Book
Publisher
Transworld Publishers Ltd
Year
2011
Publication Date
2011-03-17
Imprint
Corgi Books
Subtitle
Empty Cradles
Place of Publication
London
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
DEWEY
362.70941
Illustrations
2x8pp
Short Title
ORANGES & SUNSHINE
Language
English
Residence
NC, US
Birth
1955
Series
Corgi Books
Edition
Film Tie-In
Pages
400
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