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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 The Weight of Silence
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'The Weight of Silence is the gravity of all the unsaids, the unseens, and how they shape our lives. A father s drinking, a mother s shame, a daughter s longing to hold onto a trouser leg to hear someone speak of what never happened.

The Weight of Silence = 9 lbs 4 ozs.

In her achingly funny, heartbreaking childhood memoir, Catherine Therese takes the reader inside her head, and upside down on a unique emotional rollercoaster from picking her belly button in her backyard in Blacktown, pulling her hair out standing on her head, to the stage; hiding inside her wardrobe interpreting silence, to the bedroom of a boy with half a thumb and to the labour ward, in an unforgettable story of remembering, forgetting, pretending, of becoming who you are.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Search for the Weaning of Life Samantha Holland , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 12 July 2009; (p. 12)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Memoir Dianne Dempsey , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 20 June 2009; (p. 30)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Artful Calibration of an Observant Child's Fears Kathy Hunt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 10-11)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Surviving the Silence of Life in Suburbia Emily Maguire , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Lurid Picture of an Odd Childhood Emma Young , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 May 2009; (p. 29)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Untitled Sue Bond , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , April vol. 88 no. 7 2009; (p. 31)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Cover Notes Lucy Sussex , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 17 May 2009; (p. 21)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Lurid Picture of an Odd Childhood Emma Young , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 16-17 May 2009; (p. 29)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Surviving the Silence of Life in Suburbia Emily Maguire , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 6 June 2009; (p. 15)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Artful Calibration of an Observant Child's Fears Kathy Hunt , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 6-7 June 2009; (p. 10-11)

— Review of The Weight of Silence Catherine Therese , 2009 single work autobiography
Last amended 30 Nov 2015 16:29:54
Subjects:
  • Blacktown, Blacktown area, Sydney Outer West, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
Settings:
  • Blacktown area, Sydney Outer West, Sydney, New South Wales,
  • ca. 1965-1979
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