Like mother, like son

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  • Published 20041207
  • ISBN: 9780733314544
  • Extent: 268 pp
  • Paperback (234 x 153mm)

WE NEVER LIKE to think about the fact, but history repeats itself. Well, often it does: I am now exactly the age my father was when he farewelled me at Tullamarine Airport one morning in 1980. “Mind you come back,” he said, while tears trickled down my mother’s face.

“It’s only for six months,” I said. Uncomfortably.

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