The Resource The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, by Sarah Krasnostein

The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, by Sarah Krasnostein

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The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster
Title
The trauma cleaner
Title remainder
one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster
Statement of responsibility
by Sarah Krasnostein
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
Before she was a trauma cleaner, Sandra Pankhurst was many things- husband and father, drag queen, gender reassignment patient, sex worker, small businesswoman, trophy wife. But as a little boy, raised in violence and excluded from the family home, she just wanted to belong. Now she believes her clients deserve no less. A woman who sleeps among garbage she has not put out for forty years. A man who bled quietly to death in his loungeroom. A woman who lives with rats, random debris and terrified delusion. The still life of a home vacated by accidental overdose. Sarah Krasnostein has watched the extraordinary Sandra Pankhurst bring order and care to these, the living and the dead - and the book she has written is equally extraordinary. Not just the compelling story of a fascinating life among lives of desperation, but an affirmation that, as isolated as we may feel, we are all in this together
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
AU@
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, by Sarah Krasnostein
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The trauma cleaner : one woman's extraordinary life in death, decay & disaster, by Sarah Krasnostein
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Includes bibliographic references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn992709750
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
261 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781925498523
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)992709750

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