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Issue Details: First known date: 1990... 1990 Through My Eyes : An Autobiography
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'Chamberlain's version of the the story of the disappearance of her baby from a camping ground in the Australian outback. She relates how she was convicted for murder, the time she spent in prison and the legal battle which secured her release and which continues to sue for a full pardon.' (Publisher)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Heinemann Australia , 1990 .
      Extent: xiv, 768pp.
      Description: illus., [16] p. of plates.
      ISBN: 0855613319
    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Heinemann ,
      1991 .
      Extent: xiv, 768pp.
      Description: [16]p of plates : ill., ports, 1 map, 1 plan
      ISBN: 0434114464
    • Port Melbourne, South Melbourne - Port Melbourne area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Mandarin , 1991 .
      Extent: xvii, 970pp.
      Description: illus., 2 maps
      ISBN: 1863301119
Alternative title: Through My Eyes : The Autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton
Alternative title: Lindy
    • Bowden, Charles Sturt area, Adelaide - Northwest, Adelaide, South Australia,: East Street Publications , 2004 .
      Extent: 799p.
      Edition info: Rev. ed.
      Description: [16] p. of plates : illus., ports
      Note/s:
      • The autobiography of Lindy Chamberlain-Creighton, and the story of the justice system that betrayed her. This edition features a revised introduction and new epilogue bringing the reader up-to-date with events since the first edition was published in 1990.
      ISBN: 0975114530 (pbk.)

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Works about this Work

Sacred Violence in the Chamberlain Case Lyn McCredden , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 22 no. 2 2008; (p. 117-121)
In the early 1980s, many Australians demanded their say about 'Lindy Chamberlain'. On radio, in letters to the media, over coffee and on television, we exposed our wisdoms about mothering, matricide, inappropriate family holiday destinations, religious sects, the dressing of children in black, the desert, the law, and the requirements of justice. Australians - not for the first time - eagerly devoured tales of uncanny happenings in the desert. In the heart of the county, at Ayres Rock as it was still called, a sacrifice of some kind had occurred. 'Why would you take a child out there?' 'As if a dingo could do that!'
y separately published work icon Fictions of White Australia : Identity, Land and Community in Contemporary Australian Women's Life Narratives Philippa Sawyer , 1996 Z1019304 1996 single work thesis
A Loveless Case Heather L. E. Neilson , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , June vol. 3 no. 2 1991; (p. 11-12)

— Review of Through My Eyes : An Autobiography Lindy Chamberlain , 1990 single work autobiography
A Loveless Case Heather L. E. Neilson , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Women's Book Review , June vol. 3 no. 2 1991; (p. 11-12)

— Review of Through My Eyes : An Autobiography Lindy Chamberlain , 1990 single work autobiography
y separately published work icon Fictions of White Australia : Identity, Land and Community in Contemporary Australian Women's Life Narratives Philippa Sawyer , 1996 Z1019304 1996 single work thesis
Sacred Violence in the Chamberlain Case Lyn McCredden , 2008 single work essay
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 22 no. 2 2008; (p. 117-121)
In the early 1980s, many Australians demanded their say about 'Lindy Chamberlain'. On radio, in letters to the media, over coffee and on television, we exposed our wisdoms about mothering, matricide, inappropriate family holiday destinations, religious sects, the dressing of children in black, the desert, the law, and the requirements of justice. Australians - not for the first time - eagerly devoured tales of uncanny happenings in the desert. In the heart of the county, at Ayres Rock as it was still called, a sacrifice of some kind had occurred. 'Why would you take a child out there?' 'As if a dingo could do that!'
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