Daly River Poem single work   poetry   "The White Man boozed,"
Issue Details: First known date: 1976 1976
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Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y The Daly River Story : A River Unconquered John Pye , Darwin : Colemans Printing , 1976 Z1397185 1976 single work prose Darwin : Colemans Printing , 1976 pg. 12
  • Appears in:
    y North of the Ten Commandments : A Collection of Northern Territory Literature David Headon (editor), Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991 Z54431 1991 anthology poetry short story prose correspondence extract

    'The writers and story-tellers included in this collection relate an important, even epic tale. They tell a story which in 1988 (white Australia's bicentennial year) rarely received attention because, while it tells of courage and love, it also focuses on killing and conquest, eccentricity and madness, and a land as hostile and murderous as it could be gentle and caring...' (Source: Preface)

    Rydalmere : Hodder and Stoughton , 1991
    pg. 321-322
Last amended 20 Aug 2008
  • Daly River, Daly River - Wadeye area, Top End, Northern Territory,
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