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Caprice, a stockman's daughter

Doris Pilkington 1937-

New ed.. 2002

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  • Title:
    Caprice, a stockman's daughter
  • Author: Doris Pilkington 1937-
  • Description: Cover; About the Author; Contents; Book 1: Lucy Muldune 1904-1965; Looking For Lucy; Kingsley; Mt Dunbar Station; Return to Kingsley; The Donaldsons; ''Mad'' Mick Muldune; The Wedding Day; Book 2: Peggy Muldune 1922-1940; The Thunderstorms; The Tragedy; Mt Dunbar Station Revisited; Book 3: Kate Muldune-Williamson 1940-; Moore River Native Settlement; The Compound; The Mission; Seasonal Changes; The Separation; The Crossroads; The Graduation; Copyright
    This fictional account of one woman's journey to recover her family and heritage won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers. Set in the towns, pastoral stations and repressive institutions of Western Australia, it is a moving story of three generations of Yamatji women. Kate begins her journey with the life of her grandmother, Lucy, a domestic servant. She discovers how her mother's love for a young Aboriginal stockman ended tragically. Kate was born into the Settlement, taught Christian doctrine and trained for a career as a domestic. Gradually and pain
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Publisher: St. Lucia, Qld., Australia : University of Queensland Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (94 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-7022-4916-5
  • Subjects: Aboriginal Australians -- Fiction; Indigenous peoples -- Australia -- Fiction; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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