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Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia (EPUB ebook)

Edited by Heiss, Anita

Childhood stories of family, country and belonging What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question. Accounts from well...-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart - sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect. This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today. Contributors include: Tony Birch, Deborah Cheetham, Adam Goodes, Terri Janke, Patrick Johnson, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Jack Latimore, Celeste Liddle, Amy McQuire, Kerry Reed-Gilbert, Miranda Tapsell, Jared Thomas, Aileen Walsh, Alexis West, Tara June Winch, and many, many more. Winner, Small Publisher Adult Book of the Year at the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards 'Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia is a mosaic, its more than 50 tiles - short personal essays with unique patterns, shapes, colours and textures - coming together to form a powerful portrait of resilience.' -The Saturday Paper '... provides a diverse snapshot of Indigenous Australia from a much needed Aboriginal perspective.' -The Saturday Age
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ISBN 9781743820421
Published 16 Apr 2018
Publisher Schwartz Books Pty. Ltd.
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en

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ISBN-13 9781743820421
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Schwartz Books Pty. Ltd.
Imprint Black Inc.
Released 16 Apr 2018
Publication Country
Format EPUB ebook
Author(s) Edited by Heiss, Anita
Category Literature: Texts
Collections & Anthologies Of Various Literary Forms
Other Prose: Classical, Early & Medieval
Biography & Autobiography
Biography & Autobiography: General
Literature: Special Interest
Indigenous Peoples
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 305.899/15
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years