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y Not Just Black and White single work   biography  
Alternative title: Not Just Black and White : A Conversation Between a Mother and Daughter
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'Lesley Williams was forced to leave the Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement and her family at a young age to work as a domestic servant. Apart from pocket money, Lesley never saw her wages – they were kept ‘safe’ for her and for countless others just like her. She was taught not to question her life, until desperation made her start to wonder, where is all that money she earned? And so began a nine-year journey for answers.'

'Inspired by her mother’s quest, a teenage Tammy Williams entered a national writing competition with an essay about injustice. The winning prize took Tammy and Lesley to Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch and ultimately to the United Nations in Geneva. Along the way, they found courage they never thought they had and friendship in the most unexpected places.' (Source: On-line)

Notes

  • Dedication : This book is dedicated to the Old People. Their legacy lives on inside us.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • St Lucia, Indooroopilly - St Lucia area, Brisbane - North West, Brisbane, Queensland,: University of Queensland Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 344p.
      Edition info: 1st ed.
      Description: illus. (b & w)
      Note/s:
      • Published 26 August 2015
      ISBN: 9780702253843, 9780702253843

Works about this Work

Award Goes to Mother, Daughter 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 October no. 637 2016; (p. 26)
'Aboriginal mother and daughter writing team Lesley and Tammy Williams have been presented the Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance for their book Not Just Black and White. ...'
Telling Their Story Straight : Annette Marfording Reviews ‘Not Just Black and White’ by Lesley and Tammy Williams Annette Marfording , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 18 2016;

— Review of Not Just Black and White Lesley Williams Tammy Williams 2015 single work biography
Two of Us : Tammy and Lesley Williams Helen Chryssides (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5 September 2015;
'Lesley Williams, 68, suffered racial discrimination as an Aboriginal mother raising three kids alone. Her daughter, Tammy, 37, is a barrister who has recorded her mum's stories for a new book ... '
Talking Points David Gaunt (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 95 no. 1 2015; (p. 26)
' 'Not Just Black and White' is a memoir that takes the form of a 'conversation in print' between mother and daughter Lesley and Tammy Williams.'
Review : Not Just Black and White David Gaunt , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 95 no. 1 2015; (p. 23)

— Review of Not Just Black and White Lesley Williams Tammy Williams 2015 single work biography
Review : Not Just Black and White David Gaunt , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 95 no. 1 2015; (p. 23)

— Review of Not Just Black and White Lesley Williams Tammy Williams 2015 single work biography
Telling Their Story Straight : Annette Marfording Reviews ‘Not Just Black and White’ by Lesley and Tammy Williams Annette Marfording , 2016 single work
— Appears in: Rochford Street Review , April - June no. 18 2016;

— Review of Not Just Black and White Lesley Williams Tammy Williams 2015 single work biography
Talking Points David Gaunt (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: Books + Publishing , July vol. 95 no. 1 2015; (p. 26)
' 'Not Just Black and White' is a memoir that takes the form of a 'conversation in print' between mother and daughter Lesley and Tammy Williams.'
Two of Us : Tammy and Lesley Williams Helen Chryssides (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 5 September 2015;
'Lesley Williams, 68, suffered racial discrimination as an Aboriginal mother raising three kids alone. Her daughter, Tammy, 37, is a barrister who has recorded her mum's stories for a new book ... '
Award Goes to Mother, Daughter 2016 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 October no. 637 2016; (p. 26)
'Aboriginal mother and daughter writing team Lesley and Tammy Williams have been presented the Queensland Premier's Award for a Work of State Significance for their book Not Just Black and White. ...'
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