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Product Description: An inventive, cacophonous novel about an Aboriginal girl living in a future world turned upside down—where ancient myths exist side-by-side with present-day realities.Oblivia Ethelyne was given her name by an old woman who found her deep in the bowels of a gum tree, tattered and fragile, the victim of a brutal assault by wayward local youths...read more

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9781501124785 | Atria Books, June 28, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: An inventive, cacophonous novel about an Aboriginal girl living in a future world turned upside down—where ancient myths exist side-by-side with present-day realities.

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Product Description: IN the sparsely populated northern Queensland town of Desperance, battle lines have been drawn in the disputes among the powerful Phantom family of the Westend Pricklebush, Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob, and the white officials of neighboring towns...read more

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9781416593102 | Atria Books, April 7, 2009, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: Hailed as a "literary sensation" by The New York Times Book Review, Carpentaria is the luminous award-winning novel by Australian Aboriginal writer and activist Alexis Wright.

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9781439157848 | Reprint edition (Atria Books, May 18, 2010), cover price $18.00 | About this edition: IN the sparsely populated northern Queensland town of Desperance, battle lines have been drawn in the disputes among the powerful Phantom family of the Westend Pricklebush, Joseph Midnight’s renegade Eastend mob, and the white officials of neighboring towns.

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Product Description: Updated and newly revised, the grassroots activism of a remote Australian town is recalled in this inspiring historical account. Frustrated by the harmful effects of alcohol in their community, the indigenous townspeople organized at a local level to halt the rampant sale of liquor and revitalize their town...read more

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9781921248122 | New edition (Magabala Books, February 23, 2010), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Updated and newly revised, the grassroots activism of a remote Australian town is recalled in this inspiring historical account.

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Product Description: Miles Franklin award - winning author Alexis Wright recounts how a remote town in Australia dealt with the invasion of grog on their traditional lands. Wright describes the shocking effects of alcohol abuse and racism in this vivid portrayal of a small town fighting to bring about change...read more

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9781875641314 | Megabooks, September 1, 2000, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Miles Franklin award - winning author Alexis Wright recounts how a remote town in Australia dealt with the invasion of grog on their traditional lands.

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Product Description: In this brilliant debut novel, Alexis Wright evokes city and outback, deepening our understanding of human ambition and failure, and making the timeless heart and soul of this country pulsate on the page. Black and white cultures collide in a thousand ways as Aboriginal spirituality clashes with the complex brutality of colonisation at St Dominic's mission...read more

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9780702229176 | Reprint edition (Univ of Queensland Pr, March 1, 2000), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In this brilliant debut novel, Alexis Wright evokes city and outback, deepening our understanding of human ambition and failure, and making the timeless heart and soul of this country pulsate on the page.

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Product Description: This anthology takes us inside the Central Land Council to reveal the political battles, the legal manoevres and the extraordinary people of the fight for land rights in Central Australia. We encounter the human side of powerful modern Aboriginal organisastions at work and we learn the background and personalities of their Aboriginal leaders and staff...read more
By Central Land Council (other contributor) and Alexis Wright (editor)

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9781864650051 | Iad Press, June 1, 1998, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: This anthology takes us inside the Central Land Council to reveal the political battles, the legal manoevres and the extraordinary people of the fight for land rights in Central Australia.

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