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True Stories of the Top End

White, Ken
ISBN: 1920787070Category:

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These previously unpublished press stories from the Northern Territory of Australia provide interesting insights of the arearecreating humor, pathos and excitement. These true stories from the humorous to the harrowing include: a crocodile trapper releasing his catch in the local pub, just for a bit of a laugh; survivors rescued from the wreckage of their homes in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy; seven year old Nora Brown kidnapped from her white foster family and returned to tribal land; hundreds of letters from armchair lawyers passing judgement on the infamous Chamberlain case; and an incredible flight from colonial justice making a folk hero of Nemarluk, the indigenous guerrilla warrior. pp. 192 #170915

Additional Information

AuthorWhite, Ken
PublisherIndra Publishing, Australia
Year Published2005
Book Condition

As new.

Binding Type

Softcover