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A family struggles to survive The Great Depression of the 1930s in rural Australia.
Elizabeth Kidd is putting the finishing touches to her family memoir, Foreigners From Home. As she types she remembers the stories of her family life, beginning on New Year’s Eve 1929. These stories include the mischief she gets into with her brother FitzGerald, her brothers Harold and Stan who leave home to seek work, her sister Bronwyn who leaves can’t cope with the pressures the Depression brings, her father Walter who will do everything for his family and her mother Marion, who somehow sees them all through.