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In the shade of the shady tree stories of wheatbelt Australia

John Kinsella 1963-


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  • Title:
    In the shade of the shady tree stories of wheatbelt Australia
  • Author: John Kinsella 1963-
  • Description: Preface; Acknowledgments; rain; purchase; the fireball; carcass; mange; the cartesian diver; memorial; a load of bricks; the pact; the porch; embarrassed; baby; the garden; the vacant block; the house near the cemetery; the appointment; the fable of the gravel pit; the donation; dozer; the graduation; bad credit; rule in favor; cave visit; bats; in the shade of the shady tree; drive; eyewitness; the purple suit; parade; sissy; the life history of a wheatbelt music teacher; the offering; the legend ofthe boat
    In the Shade of the Shady Tree is a collection of stories set in the Western Australian wheatbelt, a vast grain-growing area that ranges across the southwestern end of the immense Australian interior. Kinsella's stories offer glimpses into the lives of the people who call this area home, as the reader journeys from just north of the town of Geraldton to the far eastern and southern shires of the region. Cast against a backdrop of indigenous dispossession, settler migration, and the destructive impact of land-clearing and monocultural farming methods, the stories offer moments of connection
  • Publication Date: c2012
  • Publisher: Athens : Swallow Press/Ohio University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (213 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 0-8040-4050-8
  • Subjects: Western Australia -- Fiction; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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