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Sing Loud for Uncle Harry single work   short story   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1987... 1987 Sing Loud for Uncle Harry
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Uncle Harry had poliomyelitis that left him unable to walk without crutches. After quitting drink, he moved to a small West Australian town, where he became the cook and helper for a family with two children, Dorothy and Geoffrey, the latter being the author.

With Uncle Harry's encouragement, Geoffrey won third place for his singing at his first and last concert.

Affiliation Notes

  • Writing Disability in Australia

    Type of disability

    Poliomyelitis leading to inability to walk.

    Type of character Primary.
    Point of view First person (not the disabled character).

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Last amended 20 Mar 2018 12:15:37
  • Country towns,
  • Denmark, Denmark area, Albany - Denmark - Mount Barker area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • 1940s
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