The Talented Helen Reddy Part Four
Reddy is an enthusiastic genealogist; she has researched her family’s history extensively and founded the Tasmanian Genealogical Society. “Genealogy is addictive; it begins as an interest, becomes a hobby, then a passion, and finally an obsession. Not only with each generation uncovered does the number of people to investigate double but so too does the desire to understand the forces that shaped them,” she writes in her autobiography.
Reddy was once asked in an interview once whether her name had any connection to the Reddy caste from India. Her response was: “I have done some research on my father’s side; most of my research has been done on my mother’s side...