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ISBN: 9781925163179
Pages: 252
Publication year: 2015
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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Many Hearts, One Voice: The Story of the War Widows’ Guild in Western Australia

Written by Melinda Tognini

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When World War II ended, the men who fought and died were not forgotten – but what of their wives and families? For the War Widows’ Guild, the fight for rights and recognition had just begun.

This is the story of a courageous group of women who made a difference to the lives of Australia’s war widows of yesterday and today.

PRAISE FOR THE BOOK

‘It is the first publication dedicated to the history of the WA War Widows’ Guild and the legacy of their often forgotten campaign for better recognition.’ ABC News

‘… a fascinating, engagingly written and meticulously researched contribution both to Australian social history and WA local history …’ Weekend West

‘The courage and determination of the wives and families of war will be forever etched into history thanks to author Melinda Tognini.’ Albany Advertiser

‘Author Melinda Tognini has brought together stories of the guild’s history, connections and the fight for recognition in her new book, Many Hearts, One Voice.Cockburn Gazette


Pages: 252
Publication Year: 2015
Publisher: Fremantle Press
ISBN: 9781925163179
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Melinda Tognini

Melinda Tognini has always been a scribbler of stories, and cannot imagine a life without words. But she has also worked as a pharmacy assistant, youth worker, chaplain and teacher. She completed a Master of Arts in writing and her feature articles, travel writing and personal essays have appeared in magazines and anthologies in Australia and […]