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From the iconic poems of Banjo Paterson to today's international bestsellers by Peter Carey and Patrick White, Australian literature has reflected the changes in Australia's national development, and today it stands proudly on the world stage. At the same time, Indigenous writing has come into its own, with authors such as Oodgeroo Noonuccal giving a powerful voice to the Aboriginal experience. Australia's Writers and Poets looks at the men and women who have created this rich literary tradition and celebrates the incredible diversity of their writing. This Little Red Book gives a terrific background to Australian writing, surprises with its stories, and says a lot about what it is to be Australian. This book is part of Exisle Publishing's Little Red Books series. Every title in the Little Red Books series provides an overview of key events, people or places in Australian history. They cover the essentials, bringing the reader up to speed on the most important, fascinating or intriguing facts. Appealing to everyone from students to pensioners who've always wanted to "know a bit about that", they're an essential part of every Australian bookshelf.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780908988136
ISBN-10: 0908988133
Format: Hardback
(187mm x 127mm x 14mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Exisle Publishing
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - John Miller

John Miller is a historian and journalist based in Orange, Australia. Sub-editor and editor of the 'Central Western Daily' for several years, a media adviser to state government and manager for Orange tourism, John has also served as Mayor of Orange. Fascinated by all things to do with Australia, John is the author of several books on local history, as well as THE LINGO DICTIONARY and three titles in Exisle's well-respected Little Red Books series.

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