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Issue Details: First known date: 1991... 1991 Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter
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'A fictional account of one woman's journey to find her family and heritage, Caprice won the 1990 David Unaipon Award for unpublished Indigenous writers. Its publication marked the beginning of Doris Pilkington Garimara's illustrious writing career.

Set in the towns, pastoral stations and orphanage-styled institutions of Western Australia, this story brings together the lives of three generations of Mardu women. The narrator Kate begins her journey with the story of her grandmother Lucy, a domestic servant, then traces the short and tragic life of her mother Peggy.

Kate was born into the institutionalised world of the Settlement, taught Christian doctrine and trained for a career as a domestic. Gradually and painfully she sheds this narrowly prescribed identity, as she sets out on the pilgrimage home.' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • Epigraph: In the life of an Aboriginal woman, no one is more important than her mother when she is young, her daughters when she is old. - Annette Hamilton Women's Role in Aboriginal Society
  • Dedication: Thanks to my children for their love and support and to Edward for his love, friendship and support.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

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Works about this Work

Going Places, Going Native Paula Anca Farca , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Identity In Place : Contemporary Indigenous Fiction by Women Writers in The United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 2011; (p. 113-134)
The Stolen Generations : Rites of Passage : Doris Pilkington interviewed by Anne Brewster Doris Pilkington Garimara , Anne Brewster (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: The Journal of Commonwealth Literature , vol. 42 no. 1 2007; (p. 143-159)
Untitled Rachel Funari , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 77 2003; (p. 169-170)

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Rachel Funari , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 13 2003;

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
Nugi Garimara (Doris Pilkington) Interviewed by Christine Watson Christine Watson (interviewer), 2002 single work interview
— Appears in: Hecate , vol. 28 no. 1 2002; (p. 23-38)
Untitled Rachel Funari , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: JAS Review of Books , March no. 13 2003;

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
Untitled Rachel Funari , 2003 single work review
— Appears in: Journal of Australian Studies , no. 77 2003; (p. 169-170)

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
Facts Speak for Themselves Bill Perrett , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 134 1991; (p. 40-41)

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
New Paperbacks Robin Lucas , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 12 October 1991; (p. 45)

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel
Recalling Vivid Memories of Nurturers and Entertainers Veronica Sen , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 3 November 1991; (p. 23)

— Review of Caprice : A Stockman's Daughter Doris Pilkington Garimara , 1991 single work novel ; Springtime in Taranaki : An Autobiography of Youth Douglas Stewart , 1983 single work autobiography
The Stolen Generations : Rites of Passage : Doris Pilkington interviewed by Anne Brewster Doris Pilkington Garimara , Anne Brewster (interviewer), 2007 single work interview
— Appears in: The Journal of Commonwealth Literature , vol. 42 no. 1 2007; (p. 143-159)
Going Places, Going Native Paula Anca Farca , 2011 single work criticism
— Appears in: Identity In Place : Contemporary Indigenous Fiction by Women Writers in The United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand 2011; (p. 113-134)
Book Notes 1990 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 22 September 1990; (p. 77)
Shelf Life [20 April 1991] Jane Sullivan , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age , 20 April 1991; (p. 7)
About Books : Aboriginal Literary Voices Rod Moran , 1991 single work criticism
— Appears in: National Library of Australia News , November vol. 2 no. 2 1991; (p. 8-10)
Last amended 25 Jan 2018 09:51:45
Subjects:
  • Western Australia,
  • Roelands Native Mission, Bunbury area, Bunbury - Capel - Collie area, Far Southwest Western Australia, Western Australia,
  • Moore River Native Settlement (1918-1951), Western Australia,
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