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Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among Aborigines

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In 1913, at the age of 54, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. Brilliantly reviewed, astonishingly original, this "eloquent and illuminating portrait of an extraordinary woman" (New York Times Book Review) tells a fascinating, true story in the tradition of Isak Dinesen and Barry Lopez.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 231-232).

About the Author

Julia Blackburn is the author of three books of nonfiction, Charles Waterton, The Emperors Last Island, and Daisy Bates in the Desert, and of two novels, The Book of Color and The Lepers Companions, both of which were shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in England.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780679744467
Author:
Blackburn, Julia
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Social life and customs
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Women's Studies
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Customs & Traditions
Subject:
Social conditions
Subject:
Australian aborigines
Subject:
Australian aborigines -- Social conditions.
Subject:
Women's Studies - General
Subject:
Aboriginal Australians
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Departures
Series Volume:
#11-79
Publication Date:
19950831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.04x5.17x.70 in. .62 lbs.

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Biography » Science and Technology
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History and Social Science » Australia » General
History and Social Science » Gender Studies » Womens Studies
Travel » Travel Writing » Oceania

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