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y separately published work icon The Dark Bright Water single work   novel   young adult  
Is part of The Book of Wirrun Patricia Wrightson , 1977 series - author novel (number 2 in series)
Issue Details: First known date: 1978... 1978 The Dark Bright Water
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

Strange things are happening in the land, and Wirrun's people have sent for him because he has dealt with the land and its spirits before.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Richmond, East Melbourne - Richmond area, Melbourne, Victoria,: Hutchinson Australia , 1978 .
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      Extent: 223p.
      Description: maps.
      ISBN: 009136180X
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Atheneum ,
      1979 .
      Extent: 223p.
      ISBN: 0689501226
    • New York (City), New York (State),
      c
      United States of America (USA),
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Ballantine Books ,
      1981 .
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      Extent: 198p.
      ISBN: 0345294866
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Puffin , 1983 .
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      Extent: 223p.
      ISBN: 0140316302
      Series: Puffin Plus Puffin (publisher), series - publisher
  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Song of Wirrun Patricia Wrightson , Melbourne : Douglas Century , 1987 Z515922 1987 selected work novel young adult Melbourne : Douglas Century , 1987
Alternative title: Det morka, klara vattnet
Language: Swedish
    • Stockholm,
      c
      Sweden,
      c
      Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sjostrands Forlag ,
      1981 .
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      Extent: 291p.
      ISBN: 9175740435

Other Formats

  • Also braille and sound recording.

Works about this Work

Patricia Wrightson : 'Spirits in Their Own Land' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 227-235)
Patricia Wrightson's 'Wirrun': A Modern Aboriginal Mythic Hero John Gough , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 1 no. 3 1990; (p. 140-144)
Children's Adult Patricia Rolfe , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 29 August 1989; (p. 113)
Over the Rim of Reality H. M. Saxby , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 4-8)
Patricia Wrightson : At the Edge of Australian Vision Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 99-130)
Untitled John Cohen , 1979 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , July no. 72 1979; (p. 44)

— Review of The Dark Bright Water Patricia Wrightson , 1978 single work novel
Over the Rim of Reality H. M. Saxby , 1988 single work criticism
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , March vol. 3 no. 1 1988; (p. 4-8)
Children's Adult Patricia Rolfe , 1989 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 29 August 1989; (p. 113)
Patricia Wrightson : At the Edge of Australian Vision Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 99-130)
Patricia Wrightson : 'Spirits in Their Own Land' John Foster , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 227-235)
Patricia Wrightson's 'Wirrun': A Modern Aboriginal Mythic Hero John Gough , 1990 single work criticism
— Appears in: Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature , December vol. 1 no. 3 1990; (p. 140-144)
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