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- Magabala Books 2014; US$ 19.99
Dark Emu puts forward an argument for a reconsideration of the hunter-gatherer tag for precolonial Aboriginal Australians. The evidence insists that Aboriginal people right across the continent were using domesticated plants, sowing, harvesting, irrigating and storing - behaviours inconsistent with the hunter-gatherer tag. Gerritsen... more...
- Magabala Books 2001; US$ 9.99
In his fourth novel Earth award-winning Aboriginal author Bruce Pascoe, establishes himself at the peak of contemporary Australian literature. Earth is a daring and thought-provoking work; a novel of voices from the past and the present. The setting is the Victorian countryside, west of Melbourne during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A... more...
- Magabala Books 2012; US$ 21.99
Ruby Moonlight, a novel of the impact of colonisation in mid north South Australia around 1880. The main character, Ruby, refugee of a massacre, shelters in the woods where she befriends an Irishman trapper. The poems convey how fear of discovery is overcome by the need for human contact, which, in a tense unravelling of events, is forcibly challenged... more...
- Magabala Books 2012; US$ 21.99
At the age of five, after years of abuse, and just months after the death of her father, Robyn was sent on a holiday and was never returned to her family. She waited at the gate for her mother to return but it soon dawned on her that her family was not coming to get her. This is Robyns story. From humble and sometimes horrific beginnings... more...
- Magabala Books 2012; US$ 15.99
Written from teenager girl Fuzzy Macs perspective, Grace Beside Me is a quirky, warmly rendered story of home and family life in a small town. The black&write! judges remarked on the authentic feel of the Indigenous home life of Fuzzy Mac and her grandparents her guardians since the death of her mother. Awkward episodes of teen rivalry... more...
- Magabala Books 2009; US$ 23.99
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. Should alcohol be restricted? Is this racist? Whose decision is... more...
- Magabala Books 2010; US$ 19.99
A story of hardship and heartache in the rough Pilbara outback. This compelling memoir from Florence Corrigan, who grew up moving from camp to camp as her parents followed itinerant and contract work around remote stations, describes the harsh lifestyle they led with few luxuries. more...
- Magabala Books 2011; US$ 19.99
Once There Was a Boy is a poignant, universal story of friendship, temptation and reconciliation. The disarmingly sweet, simple language in this whimsical childrens picture book belies an emotional depth that allows the author to reach out to both the young, and the young at heart. This stunning picture book is transformed into a gently touching... more...
- Magabala Books 2003; US$ 9.99
From Dinky the Dingo to Finding My Way Home, Jane Christophersen presents an engaging collection of short stories for young readers. Jane reveals the wonders of daily life in the bush and includes messages about caring for the environment and retaining culture. Kakadu Calling is an excellent book for children developing their... more...
- Magabala Books 2013; US$ 31.99
In the course of a couple of years the township of Fitzroy Crossing in the remote Kimberley changed from a tiny frontier outpost, to a refugee camp with hundreds of people living in fringe camps in third world conditions. From this maelstrom a unique community emerged, with a strong ethos of cooperation and support amongst the various peoples of the... more...