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Young in the Wild Place - Jacqueline Knox

Young in the Wild Place


Published: 1st October 2015
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From her father's station management (and her own early links with local Aboriginal identities as an isolated station child) and later various small businesses in town, through her mother's push for multicultural tourism after the pearl industry died, the politics of a modern Broome emerging, the author's own station work, rodeo competition, single motherhood, riding school, work in the fledgling oil industry and her father's business, marriage and the hardships of managing a small station, more kids, extraordinary stories of bush isolation, marriage breakup, to re-training in adult education and working in the rodeos, working on the establishment of Derby TAFE and subsequently managing it, overseeing the early emergence of art training that led to the establishment of the internationally acclaimed Mowanjum Arts movement, this is the story of an extraordinarily ordinary Australian woman in post-war north-west Australia.

ISBN: 9781925236330
ISBN-10: 1925236331
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 294
Published: 1st October 2015
Publisher: Boolarong Press
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 23.0 x 16.0  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.47