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Description - Craft for a Dry Lake by Kim Mahood

Winner of the NSW Premier's Literary Awards Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction,The Age Book of the Year Award for Non-fiction, The Dobbie Prize for Best First Book. A lyrical memoir from a first-time author that has won critical acclaim Australia-wide. In the tradition of Drusilla Modjeska's Poppy, Mahood offers an intense and sensitive exploration of identity, familial ties and black/white relations in Australia. Craft For A Dry Lake is a memoir that will touch the hearts and souls of every Australian. In Craft For A Dry Lake Kim Mahood takes us on a lyrical journey to her heartland - travelling with her beloved cattle dog back into the Outback of her youth, seeking to lay to rest her father's ghost but finding herself faced with many of her own.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781863591393
ISBN-10: 1863591397
Format: Paperback
(209mm x 135mm x 21mm)
Pages: 272
Imprint: Anchor (Australia)
Publisher: Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)
Publish Date: 7-Apr-2000
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Kim Mahood

Kim Mahood is an artist who divides her time between Canberra, where she teaches art , and Queensland, with extended periods spent in Kangaroo Valley and the Outback. She also teaches a course in sculpture at the Centre of Continuing Education at Sydney University.

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