Daisy Bates in the Desert: A Woman's Life Among the Aborigines (Paperback)

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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.

About the Author

Julia Blackburn is the author of three books of nonfiction, Charles Waterton, The Emperor's Last Island," "and Daisy Bates in the Desert," "and of two novels, The Book of Color" "and The Leper's Companions," "both of which were shortlisted for the Orange Prize. She lives in England.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679744467
ISBN-10: 0679744460
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: August 8th, 1995
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Vintage Departures