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Aug 08, 1995
| ISBN 9780679744467
Oct 10, 2012
| ISBN 9780307829238
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Aug 08, 1995 | ISBN 9780679744467
Oct 10, 2012 | ISBN 9780307829238
In 1913, at the age of 54, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. Brilliantly reviewed, astonishingly original, this "eloquent and illuminating portrait of an extraordinary woman" (New York Times Book Review) tells a fascinating, true story in the tradition of Isak Dinesen and Barry Lopez.
JULIA BLACKBURN is the author of several books of nonfiction, including Old Man Goya, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist and With Billie, which won the ASCAP Deems Taylor Award; and of the novels The Book of Color and The Leper’s Companions, both of which were short-listed for… More about Julia Blackburn
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