Imprint: Arcadia

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781925588361
Released: 6 July 2017
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My Name Should Be Melano

By Leonie A. Ryder

This book is the outcome of Leonie Ryder’s quest to find out why her surname is not Melano, the surname with which her father was born. 

It traces the ancestors of all four of Leonie’s grandparents – the Melano, Rider, Burge, and Parish families – before bringing together her grandparents and parents.

My Name Should Be Melano includes some fascinating stories, as well as some very sad ones.


Categories: Non-fiction, Biography, Australian History

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