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  • Stolen Girl

    An Aboriginal girl is taken from her family by the government and sent to a children’s home. She sings and dreams of her mother and the life they once shared but each morning is woken by the bell to the harsh reality of the children’s home. Finally, one day she unlocks the door and takes her first step toward home.

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  • True History of the Kelly Gang

    In True History of the Kelly Gang, the legendary Ned Kelly speaks for himself, scribbling his narrative on errant scraps of paper in semi-literate but magically descriptive prose as he flees from the police.

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  • Carpentaria

    The novel’s portrait of life in the precariously settled coastal town of Desperance centres on the powerful Phantom family, leader of the Westend Pricklebush people, and its battles with old Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob on the one hand, and the white officials of Uptown

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  • Trina Saffioti

    Trina Saffioti lives in Wellington, New Zealand and is a descendant of the Gugu Yulangi people of North Queensland. Trina has always wanted to be a writer and she is influenced by the creation stories her grandmother told her and the family stories her mother tells her.

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  • Peter Carey

    Peter Carey is the multi-award-winning author of eight novels, plus two highly acclaimed collections of short stories and a memoir, Wrong About Japan. His books have won or been shortlisted for every major literary award in Australia. He has won the Booker Prize twice – in 2001 for True History of the Kelly Gang and in […]

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  • Alexis Wright

    Alexis Wright is a member of the Waanyi nation of the southern highlands of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Her books include Grog War, a study of alcohol abuse in Tennant Creek, and the novels Plains of Promise, and Carpentaria, which won the Miles Franklin Literary Award, the Victorian and Queensland Premiers’ Awards and the ALS […]

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