Suitcase of dreams: Tania Blanchard

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Toronto Library

Cnr of Brighton Avenue and Pemell Street

Toronto, NSW 2283

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Family history, and the life of Tania Blanchard’s own German grandmother during WW2 and later migration to Australia, inform her best-selling novels Suitcase of Dreams and A Girl from Munich.

Tania Blanchard discovered her grandmother's hidden past in Nazi Germany revealed, after her death, through documents, letters and photographs. Tania's first novel , A Girl from Munich was inspired by her grandmother's story and her new novel Suitcase of Dreams is based on her grandmother's arrival in Australia in 1956 full of hope for a new life.

A History Illuminated 2019 session. Presented by Lake Mac Libraries in partnership with Hunter Writers Centre. Book sales provided by Dymocks, Charlestown.

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Toronto Library

Cnr of Brighton Avenue and Pemell Street

Toronto, NSW 2283

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