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The Resource The drover's wife : the legend of Molly Johnson, Leah Purcell

The drover's wife : the legend of Molly Johnson, Leah Purcell

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The drover's wife : the legend of Molly Johnson
Title
The drover's wife
Title remainder
the legend of Molly Johnson
Statement of responsibility
Leah Purcell
Title variation
Legend of Molly Johnson
Title variation remainder
the legend of Molly Johnson
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Contributor
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leah Purcell's play caused a sensation on performance and won the NSW Premier's Prize Book of the Year and now she is expanding that play and a film script to write a novel that while still 'Tarantino meets Deadwood' is also so much more. In the titular character The Drover's Wife, Purcell has created a figure who is as resonant and significant as Ned Kelly. Lawson's original short story is reimagined vividly to portray the drover's heroic wife as a righteous avenger - on behalf of herself, her children and her race - in a savage male world. Challenging responses to family violence and black white relations. A taut thriller of our pioneering past, The Drover's Wife is full of fury, power, family love and intimate friendships. And has a black sting to the tail, reaching from our nation's settled infancy into our complicated present
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Character
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10873075
Cataloging source
YDX
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1970-
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Purcell, Leah
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1867-1922
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Lawson, Henry
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True
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  • Families
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Drovers
  • Families
  • Pioneers and pioneer life
  • Women pioneers
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
adult
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the legend of Molly Johnson
Label
The drover's wife : the legend of Molly Johnson, Leah Purcell
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066268511
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9780143791478
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019045513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143791478
  • (Sirsi) i9780143791478
  • (OCoLC)1112262206
Label
The drover's wife : the legend of Molly Johnson, Leah Purcell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000066268511
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
280 pages
Isbn
9780143791478
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
be2019045513
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780143791478
  • (Sirsi) i9780143791478
  • (OCoLC)1112262206

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