A Remote Area single work   short story  
Issue Details: First known date: 1988 1988
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Title published incorrectly as 'A Rural Area', correct title acknowledged in 'Northern Perspective' vol.11 no.2 p.77
  • Appears in:
    y Northern Perspective vol. 11 no. 1 Dry Season 1988 Z590113 1988 periodical issue 1988 pg. 11-13
  • 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. 89-91


1987 highly commended Northern Territory Literary Awards Arafura Short Story Award NT Section
Last amended 15 Oct 2008
  • Australian Outback, Central Australia,
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