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Davidson, Robyn, 1950-
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First Edition. The internationally acclaimed account of Robyn Davidson’s epic journey across seventeen thousand miles of Australian desert and bush with four camels and a dog.

‘A strong, salty fresh book by an original and individual young woman . . . This will rank among the best of the books of exploration and travel and, like them, is a record of self-discovery and self-proving’ Doris Lessing

‘As eccentric, undisciplined, flashily brilliant and pig-headed as its author . . . Ms Davidson is a born writer, her book deeply moving’ Daily Telegraph

‘An absorbing record of human endeavour and courage, a vivid picture of an extraordinary country by a perspective and sensitive observer, and the story of an inner journey, of “shedding burdens” ’ Sydney Morning Herald

‘It gets to the heart of landscape and solitude and becomes a venture to the interior of more than one dimension as its author approaches the hinterland of her own thorny psyche’ Observer
256 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm. #0821 Two maps on lining papers. Bibliography: p. 255-256. Davidson, Robyn, 1950- — Travel — Australia. | Deserts — Australia. | Australia — Description and travel.

Additional Information

AuthorDavidson, Robyn, 1950-
Number of pages256 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
PublisherJonathan Cape
Year Published1980
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Very Good +