About this book
A Nottingham social worker, Humphreys started to investigate a child's story of forced emigration to Australia, and exposed the British governments role in the deportation of 150,000 children to distant parts of the empire up to as late as 1967. This is her story of how she unravelled the shocking truth, and her mission to reunite as many children and families as possible. 'A story that defies belief' "Independent". *Also appeared in November & December Buyer's Notes*
In 1986 Margaret Humphreys, a Nottingham social worker, investigated a woman's claim that, aged four, she had been put on a boat to Australia by the British government. At first incredulous, Margaret discovered that this was just the tip of an enormous iceberg. This title reveals how she unravelled this shocking secret.