At the age of twelve, Tony Addington is forcibly transported from everything that is familiar to him in London to New Zealand, as part of The British Government’s Child Migration Programme to populate the colonies with “good stock”.
A tyrannical farmer puts him to work as unpaid labour on his remote farm in the foothills of the South Island. Years pass, but Tony determines to hold on to his memories, which eventually lead him to the truth.
He Called Me Son, the first in a trilogy is followed by The Best in Blountmere Street. The third and final in the series will be finished early 2012
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Published June 30, 2011
by B. Arnold.
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