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y Gabo Djara single work   novel  
Is part of Nuclear Cycle 1983 series - author novel (number 3 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1987 1987
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'The final part of a trilogy, drawing on a tradition of tribal poetry and belief. The author uses the green ant, Gabo Djaro, as the basis for his allegory about the ravishment of aborigine land spoiled by the white man's uranium mining and tests for nuclear weapons. B. Wongar is the author of "The Track to Bralgu", "Walg" and "Karan".' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Epigraph: At Namanama country of Gabo Djara monster gulps boulders quicker he eats sooner he dies. - Tribal chant from Arnhem Land.
  • Dedication: To Prue Grieve.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      Dodd, Mead , 1987 .
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      Extent: xii, 242p.p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Copyright date 1987.
      • Includes glossary pp. 240-242.
      ISBN: 0396088619
    • South Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Macmillan , 1988 .
      Extent: xiii, 242pp.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0333477146
    • New York (City), New York (State),
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      United States of America (USA),
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      Americas,
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      George Braziller , 1991 .
      Extent: 242p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 080761243X (pbk.)
Language: German

Works about this Work

B. Wongar - Teaching an Emu How to Fly Marilyn Strelau , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 29-32)
y B. Wongar : Interview Daniel R. Willbanks (interviewer), Z104212 1992 single work interview
In the Tracks of the Reader, In the Tracks of B. Wongar Michael Connor , David Matthews , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 48 no. 4 1989; (p. 713-721)
Ant-ipodean Tom Aitken , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4-10 November 1988; (p. 1236)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel ; Karan B. Wongar 1985 single work novel
B. Wongar's Green Ant Takes a World Tour... Syed Amanuddin , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 2 no. 1 1988; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel
Green Ant's Revenge Michael Gorra , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 6 September 1987; (p. 27)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel
Green Ant's Revenge Michael Gorra , 1987 single work review
— Appears in: The New York Times Book Review , 6 September 1987; (p. 27)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel
Ant-ipodean Tom Aitken , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: The Times Literary Supplement , 4-10 November 1988; (p. 1236)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel ; Karan B. Wongar 1985 single work novel
B. Wongar's Green Ant Takes a World Tour... Syed Amanuddin , 1988 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , Spring vol. 2 no. 1 1988; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Gabo Djara B. Wongar 1987 single work novel
y B. Wongar : Interview Daniel R. Willbanks (interviewer), Z104212 1992 single work interview
In the Tracks of the Reader, In the Tracks of B. Wongar Michael Connor , David Matthews , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Summer vol. 48 no. 4 1989; (p. 713-721)
B. Wongar - Teaching an Emu How to Fly Marilyn Strelau , 1996 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Antipodes , June vol. 10 no. 1 1996; (p. 29-32)
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