Issue Details: First known date: 1951 1951
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Notes

  • Though this work is designated as a children's book by most authorities, the jacket blurb, from a reader's report, states 'Womba appears to me to be a wonderful boy's book, yet a book that must appeal at the same time to children and adults of both sexes.'
  • Each episode in this book is designated as a chapter, hence its description as a novel. In the book's Introduction, the author describes the chapters as 'stories [that] revolve round the life of a black boy named Womba'. Hence, the book could also be thought of as a series of related shorter pieces.
  • Dedication: To those who encouraged me to write these stories.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Georgian House , 1951 .
      Extent: 168p.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Dr. Charles Duguid, then-President of the Aborigines' Protection League.
Alternative title: Womba und die 'mal-mal' : Erlebnisse eines jungen Austral-Negers bei den 'mal-mal', den weissen Siedlern in der australischen Steppe
Language: German
    • Frankfurt,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sauerländer , 1956 .
      Extent: 175p.
      Description: illus. (b & w)

Works about this Work

Untitled 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 6)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
The Critics [comparison of reviews] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 9)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
Cattle Country 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 January vol. 73 no. 3753 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
Untitled 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 6)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
The Critics [comparison of reviews] 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Austrovert , no. 6 1952; (p. 9)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
Cattle Country 1952 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 16 January vol. 73 no. 3753 1952; (p. 2)

— Review of Womba : An Aboriginal Stockboy in the Cattle Country in the Heart of Australia F. J. McLeod 1951 single work novel
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Subjects:
  • Central Northern Territory, Northern Territory,
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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