By Ali Cobby Eckermann
"Too Afraid to Cry is a memoir that, in naked blunt prose and piercingly lyrical verse, provides witness to the human fee of regulations that created the Stolen Generations of Indigenous humans in Australia. it's the tale of a humans profoundly wronged, advised throughout the frank eyes of a kid, and the afflicted brain of that kid as an grownup, whose existence used to be irretrievably replaced through being taken clear of her Aboriginal family members whilst she used to be a tender baby after which followed out. this can be a courageous booklet, written by way of a lady who has confronted her demons, remodeled her discomfort right into a murals, and located her real sitting position within the world." - Terry Whitebeach
"It isn't really lengthy, this e-book. it may be learn in a sitting. And it could actually swap how you imagine, approximately Australia, or approximately Aboriginal humans, in methods extra subtle literary routines may not." - The Australian
"What makes Too Afraid to Cry a amazing narrative of reconnection is the best way Cobby Eckerman negotiates its painful territory with no the dramatics of blame yet with all of the ethical strength of affective truth." - Cordite Poetry Review
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