More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees

More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees

By: Rosemary Sayer

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More to the Story looks beyond negative media reports, political speeches and fear-mongering statistics to tell human stories of refugees and asylum seekers in Australia. Rosemary Sayer writes with empathy and humility of her interviews with refugees from Burma, Afghanistan and South Sudan. Together, they tell stories of persecution, violence and starvation; families separated for a time, or forever; the desperation of thousands in refugee camps, awaiting relocation under humanitarian programs; the perilous journeys by boat of those for whom waiting would have meant death; life in mandatory detention; and the challenges of starting over in Australia. None of these people chose to be refugees; all of them chose survival. A powerful, moving and inspiring account of human resilience that every Australian should read. About the Author: Rosemary Sayer is a writer and communications consultant who has worked extensively throughout Australia and the Asia Pacific region. Her third book, More to the Story, will be published in September 2015. It focuses on the personal journeys and lives of a number of different refugees who have made Western Australia their home. Her first two books were biographies. The Man who Turned the Lights On is about Sir Gordon Wu, the chairman of Hopewell Holdings and The CEO, the Chairman and the Board is about Trevor Eastwood, the former Chairman and CEO of Wesfarmers Limited. Rosemary teaches professional writing at Curtin University and is currently the Chairwoman of writing WA. She also sits on the board of the Edmund Rice Centre, a not-for-profit organisation that supports humanitarian refugee entrants and Aboriginal families through the provision of educational programs and community development activities.

Title: More to the Story: Conversations with Refugees

Author Name: Rosemary Sayer

Categories: Memoirs, Heroism, Endurance & Survival,

Publisher: Australia, Margaret River Press: 2015

ISBN Number: 0994316704

ISBN Number 13: 9780994316707

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Kg: 1.00 Kg

Seller ID: 003093