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Issue Details: First known date: 2003... 2003 Wyndham Yella Fella
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'Reginald Birch remembers his years growing up in the town of Wyndham on the far north-western coast of Australia. Brilliantly captured are the many bittersweet experiences of his family, such as fleeing the Forrest River Mission to escape the threat of a WWII Japanese invasion, and travelling the vast Kimberley landscape in search of work and a place to settle.' Source: Publisher's blurb

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Affiliation Notes

  • Associated with the AustLit subset Australian Literary Responses to 'Asia' as the work refers to Chinese people.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broome, Kimberley area, North Western Australia, Western Australia,: Magabala Books , 2003 .
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      Extent: 228p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 1875641831 (pbk)

Works about this Work

BlackWords: Writers on Country Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 3)

In this essay Heiss not only illustrates the breakdown of stereotypes of what Indigenous relationship with land is, but she showcases the wealth of literature being penned nationally by writers who express the diversity of their experiences of 'country'. Whether it be their traditional lands, places they have chosen to relocate to; those that they or their families were removed to; places that people call home and/or connect to; and those who embrace a physical landscape. An historical, social and political space that renders them specifically and culturally significant to individuals, families and community.

A Son of the Stolen Generation Tells Stories about Family and Society in Wyndham Loren Gustafson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 21 no. 2 2007; (p. 193-194)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Alison Lawrence , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 18 no. 1 2004; (p. 16)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Eucalyptus Tree Steals the Show Stephen Saunders , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 January 2004; (p. 8a)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Birch is in Print 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 October no. 312 2003; (p. 40)
Pride and Prejudice Graham Seal , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: The West Australian , 11 October 2003; (p. 16)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Eucalyptus Tree Steals the Show Stephen Saunders , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 24 January 2004; (p. 8a)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Untitled Alison Lawrence , 2004 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 18 no. 1 2004; (p. 16)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
A Son of the Stolen Generation Tells Stories about Family and Society in Wyndham Loren Gustafson , 2007 single work review
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 21 no. 2 2007; (p. 193-194)

— Review of Wyndham Yella Fella Reginald Birch , 2003 single work autobiography
Birch is in Print 2003 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 October no. 312 2003; (p. 40)
BlackWords: Writers on Country Anita Heiss , 2015 single work criticism
— Appears in: The BlackWords Essays 2015; (p. 3)

In this essay Heiss not only illustrates the breakdown of stereotypes of what Indigenous relationship with land is, but she showcases the wealth of literature being penned nationally by writers who express the diversity of their experiences of 'country'. Whether it be their traditional lands, places they have chosen to relocate to; those that they or their families were removed to; places that people call home and/or connect to; and those who embrace a physical landscape. An historical, social and political space that renders them specifically and culturally significant to individuals, families and community.

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