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"[A] brisk and lucidly written account...This is an important and deeply researched reinterpretation of Australian history and a stark warning about the danger of accepting received wisdom at face value." STARRED REVIEW
--Publishers Weekly

"Unputdownable."
--Darina Allen, Irish Examiner

"The truth-telling must go on."
--Stephen Fitzpatrick, The Australian

"[A]n important book that advances a powerful argument for re-evaluating the sophistication of Aboriginal peoples' economic and socio-political livelihoods, and calls for Australia to embrace the complexity, sophistication and innovative skills of Indigenous people into its concept of itself as a nation."
--Aboriginal History

--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

About the Author

Bruce Pascoe is a Bunurong man born in the Melbourne suburb of Richmond. He is a member of the Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-operative of southern Victoria and has been the director of the Australian Studies Project for the Commonwealth Schools Commission. Bruce has had a varied career as a teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and editor. His book Fog a Dox (published by Magabala Books in 2012), won the Young Adult category of the 2013 Prime Minister's Literary Awards.

Bruce Pascoe is an award-winning Australian writer, editor and anthologist. His books include Shark, Ruby-eyed Coucal, Ocean, Earth and Nightjar. Bruce has also written a number of non-fiction works, including Dark Emu, Convincing Ground, a Wathaurong language dictionary and The Little Red, Yellow, Black Book. His awards include the Prime Minister’s award for Young Adult Literature for Fog a Dox and the NSW Premier’s Book of the Year for Dark Emu. --This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition edition.

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  • File size : 6789 KB
  • Word Wise : Enabled
  • Print length : 221 pages
  • Publisher : Magabala Books (20 June 2018)
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Language: : English
  • ASIN : B07DWLW3RV
  • Customer Reviews:
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