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Journey down under in the company of Australia's finest writers. From stories of survival in the bush to vacationing at the beach, from immigrants adjusting to the new land to aboriginal displacement to the city, these twenty-five enthralling stories allow the reader to cover this large continent in a most imaginative way. Ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia, these stories invoke the alluring scent of gum trees, the exotic kangaroos and dingoes, the busy city streets of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and the vast and mysterious outback, as well as some unforgettable Australian characters and their voices. By traveling with the greatest Australian writers who know the land best, readers can more deeply experience the culture of this country and the rich tradition of its literature. Contributors include Thea Astley, Murray Bail, Barbara Baynton, Peter Carey, Eleanor Dark, Robert Drewe, Helen Garner, Xavier Herbert, Janette Turner Hospital, Elizabeth Jolley, C.J. Koch, David Malouf, Oodgeroo and Kabul Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Henry Lawson, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Steele Rudd, Mandy Sayer, Arthur Upfield, Judah Waten, Archie Weller, Patrick White, Michael Wilding, Tim Winton, and B. Wongar.

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Journey down under in the company of Australia's finest writers. From stories of survival in the bush to vacationing at the beach, from immigrants adjusting to the new land to aboriginal displacement to the city, these twenty-five enthralling stories allow the reader to cover this large continent in a most imaginative way. Ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia, these stories invoke the alluring scent of gum trees, the exotic kangaroos and dingoes, the busy city streets of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and the vast and mysterious outback, as well as some unforgettable Australian characters and their voices. By traveling with the greatest Australian writers who know the land best, readers can more deeply experience the culture of this country and the rich tradition of its literature. Contributors include Thea Astley, Murray Bail, Barbara Baynton, Peter Carey, Eleanor Dark, Robert Drewe, Helen Garner, Xavier Herbert, Janette Turner Hospital, Elizabeth Jolley, C.J. Koch, David Malouf, Oodgeroo and Kabul Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Henry Lawson, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Steele Rudd, Mandy Sayer, Arthur Upfield, Judah Waten, Archie Weller, Patrick White, Michael Wilding, Tim Winton, and B. Wongar.

Synopsis:

Journey down under in the company of Australia's finest writers. From stories of survival in the bush to vacationing at the beach, from immigrants adjusting to a new land to aboriginal displacement to the city, these twenty-four enthralling stories allow the reader to cover this large continent in a most extensive and imaginative way.

Ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia, these stories invoke the local flora and fauna (the alluring scent of gum trees and the hunting of kangaroo), the busy city streets of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and the vast and mysterious outback, as well as some unforgettable Australian characters and their voices.

By traveling with the greatest Australian writers who know it best, readers can experience the varied local cultures of this country and the rich tradition of its literature.

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ISBN:
9781883513054
Editor:
Ross, Robert
Editor:
Silver, Katherine
Editor:
Silver, Katherine
Editor:
Ross, Robert
Author:
Ross, Robert
Publisher:
Whereabouts Press
Location:
San Francisco :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Australia/Oceania - Australia
Subject:
Australia
Subject:
Short stories, australian
Subject:
Australia & Oceania
Subject:
Travel-Australia and New Zealand
Subject:
Travel-Australia
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Whereabouts
Series:
Traveller's Literary Companion
Series Volume:
0006
Publication Date:
19980331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Map
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.25 x 5 in 9 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
Journey down under in the company of Australia's finest writers. From stories of survival in the bush to vacationing at the beach, from immigrants adjusting to the new land to aboriginal displacement to the city, these twenty-five enthralling stories allow the reader to cover this large continent in a most imaginative way. Ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia, these stories invoke the alluring scent of gum trees, the exotic kangaroos and dingoes, the busy city streets of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and the vast and mysterious outback, as well as some unforgettable Australian characters and their voices. By traveling with the greatest Australian writers who know the land best, readers can more deeply experience the culture of this country and the rich tradition of its literature. Contributors include Thea Astley, Murray Bail, Barbara Baynton, Peter Carey, Eleanor Dark, Robert Drewe, Helen Garner, Xavier Herbert, Janette Turner Hospital, Elizabeth Jolley, C.J. Koch, David Malouf, Oodgeroo and Kabul Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Henry Lawson, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Steele Rudd, Mandy Sayer, Arthur Upfield, Judah Waten, Archie Weller, Patrick White, Michael Wilding, Tim Winton, and B. Wongar.
"Synopsis" by , Journey down under in the company of Australia's finest writers. From stories of survival in the bush to vacationing at the beach, from immigrants adjusting to a new land to aboriginal displacement to the city, these twenty-four enthralling stories allow the reader to cover this large continent in a most extensive and imaginative way.

Ranging from the colonial period to contemporary Australia, these stories invoke the local flora and fauna (the alluring scent of gum trees and the hunting of kangaroo), the busy city streets of Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, and the vast and mysterious outback, as well as some unforgettable Australian characters and their voices.

By traveling with the greatest Australian writers who know it best, readers can experience the varied local cultures of this country and the rich tradition of its literature.

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