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  • TRAUMA CLEANER

    TRAUMA CLEANER
    Currently in stock: 27
    ISBN: 9781925498523
    Title: TRAUMA CLEANER
    Author: KRASNOSTEIN SARAH
    Format: TRADE PAPER COVER
    Publishing status: ACTIVE TITLE

    A poignant and powerful celebration of one remarkable woman’s unrelenting drive to make order from chaos.

    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.

    Imprint: SCRIBE
    RRP: $32.99

    • Price: $29.99
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