Trauma Cleaner: One Woman s Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay & Disaster, The
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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.
Book details and technical specifications
Format: Paperback / softback
Published: October 2019
Number of pages: 261
Width: 129 mm
Height: 198 mm
Depth: not specified
Publisher: Text Publishing
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