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Issue Details: First known date: 2015... 2015 The Crocodile Hotel
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'The Crocodile Hotel is an epic story of a young Aboriginal single mother's awakening of identity and compassion in a remote Northern Territory community in 1976. This land holds a terrible secret of immense proportions, the earth is red with the memory. The old people are living witnesses to the past with all its misery and need for survival. Jane Reynolds is swept up in a year of wonders, as she negotiates her place between the black and white societies. She finds love with two charismatic men and meets traditional Aboriginal elders who change her life forever. Jane fights alongside the Lanniwah for land rights and finds respect and redemption for herself. The great granddaughter of a Darug Hawkesbury river Aboriginal woman, Jane takes a journey to recognise her identity and is drawn into the world of race relations in the face of 1970s prejudice and discrimination.' (Source: TROVE)

Notes

  • Dedication: For the Darug people

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Avalon, Northern Beaches area, Sydney Northeastern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Cyclops Press , 2015 .
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      Extent: 317p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 1 March 2015
      ISBN: 9780980561951 (pbk)

Works about this Work

Mother's Awakening 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 April 2015; (p. 64)

— Review of The Crocodile Hotel Julie Janson , 2015 single work novel
'A novel about a young Aboriginal single mother's awaking of identity and compassion in a remote Northern Territory community in 1976 has just been published...'
Mother's Awakening 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 April 2015; (p. 64)

— Review of The Crocodile Hotel Julie Janson , 2015 single work novel
'A novel about a young Aboriginal single mother's awaking of identity and compassion in a remote Northern Territory community in 1976 has just been published...'
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