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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 'This Fiction It Don't Go Away': Narrative As an Index to Palm Island's Past and Present
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This article describes an abundant tradition of Palm Island narrrative, from early "whitewash" travelogues, to a previously unrecognised place-based corpus of black writing that includes the work of Boori Pryor. It discusses the presentation of Palm Island in poetry and in novels by Thea Astley and Elizabeth O'Conner.

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    y separately published work icon Queensland Review vol. 16 no. 1 2009 Z1651682 2009 periodical issue 2009 pg. 35-67
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  • Palm Island, Ingham area, Ingham - Cairns area, Queensland,
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