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Issue Details: First known date: 1993 1993
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In 1931, Walter Russell, a Canadian airman, flies into an Inuit village in Canada to map the area. He meets a boy, Avik, who is suffering from tuberculosis, and offers to take him to Montreal to receive medical treatment. At the hospital, Avik meets and falls in love with Albertine, a girl of mixed French Canadian and First Nation heritage, with whom his life will be forever linked. Spanning decades and distance, through war and adversity, their star-crossed relationship becomes a grand romantic adventure of never-ending intensity.

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First known date: 1993

Works about this Work

Mapping and Disturbance : First World Iconography at the Border Howard McNaughton , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Body in the Library 1998; (p. 105-119)
Australia North : The Gaze from Above / Down Under in "Map of the Human Heart" J. A. Wainwright , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 12 no. 2 1994; (p. 29-38)
Nowra's Hard Look at the '80s John Larkin , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 25 July 1993; (p. 7)
White on White Sandra Hall , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 April vol. 115 no. 5867 1993; (p. 104)

— Review of Map of the Human Heart Louis Nowra 1993 single work film/TV
The Fever : The Making of "Map of the Human Heart" Louis Nowra , 1993 single work diary
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 11 no. 1&2 1993; (p. 113-138)

Researching the background of the story behind "Map of the Human Heart", Nowra (screenwriter) and Vincent Ward (director) travelled through the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic and then the Canadian plains. From the beginning of the project and through the filming Nowra kept a diary. "The Fever" is an extract from the Montreal section of the filming (1992), and is part of Chapter 7 of the diary, "The Butchers are Coming".

Romantics on the Outside Looking In Jo Litson , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 April 1992; (p. rev 11,13)
Defiant Visions from the Outer Peter Davis , 1990 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 October 1990; (p. 28)
White on White Sandra Hall , 1993 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 27 April vol. 115 no. 5867 1993; (p. 104)

— Review of Map of the Human Heart Louis Nowra 1993 single work film/TV
Mapping and Disturbance : First World Iconography at the Border Howard McNaughton , 1998 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Body in the Library 1998; (p. 105-119)
Defiant Visions from the Outer Peter Davis , 1990 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 October 1990; (p. 28)
Romantics on the Outside Looking In Jo Litson , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 25-26 April 1992; (p. rev 11,13)
Nowra's Hard Look at the '80s John Larkin , 1993 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 25 July 1993; (p. 7)
The Fever : The Making of "Map of the Human Heart" Louis Nowra , 1993 single work diary
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 11 no. 1&2 1993; (p. 113-138)

Researching the background of the story behind "Map of the Human Heart", Nowra (screenwriter) and Vincent Ward (director) travelled through the Alaskan and Canadian Arctic and then the Canadian plains. From the beginning of the project and through the filming Nowra kept a diary. "The Fever" is an extract from the Montreal section of the filming (1992), and is part of Chapter 7 of the diary, "The Butchers are Coming".

Australia North : The Gaze from Above / Down Under in "Map of the Human Heart" J. A. Wainwright , 1994 single work criticism
— Appears in: Australian-Canadian Studies , vol. 12 no. 2 1994; (p. 29-38)
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    Western Europe, Europe,
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