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1995 winner y separately published work icon Silver Sister Lillian Ng , Port Melbourne : Mandarin , 1994 Z92967 1994 single work novel
1994 winner y separately published work icon Safe Houses Rose Zwi , North Melbourne : Spinifex Press , 1993 Z463658 1993 single work novel This story is set in the early 1980s and portrays two white families and one black family living under the apartheid system with little hope of change.
1991 winner y separately published work icon Master of the Ghost Dreaming Mudrooroo , North Ryde : Angus and Robertson , 1991 Z232555 1991 single work novel

'... Jangamuttuk is an ageing Aborigine shaman whose people have been relocated to an island off the Australian coast under the control of a former bricklayer turned missionary. Jangamuttuk helps them come to terms with the invaders' presence and, at the same time, offers them a restorative vision of community by entering into "the dreaming," a magical time every bit as real as conventional reality. ...' (Source: Amazon website)