In this evocative, at-times heartbreaking memoir, Stolen Generations survivor Frank Byrne recounts his life-long search for his mother. His journey takes him across the Central and Western deserts of Australia to the Kimberley coast and back. Along the way Frank not only experiences his fair share of struggle but also receives immense loving support. It is the first title in a new truth-telling series by Running Water Community Press.

This edition completes the award-winning extract published in 2017 (ISBN 9780648062905). The extract was showcased at Frankfurt Book Fair in 2019 by the Australian Publishers Association, gathering national and international acclaim.