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Description - The Intervention by Rosie Scott

In compelling fiction, memoir, essays, poetry and communiques, the dramatic story of the Intervention and the despair, anguish and anger of the First Nations people of the Territory comes alive. The Intervention: An anthology is an extraordinary document - deeply moving, impassioned, spiritual, angry and authoritative. It's essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what the Intervention is all about, and why it prompts such passionate opposition. `An indispensable contribution to the debate.' Anna Funder `A tremendously important anthology' Jeff Sparrow, The Guardian `The key message in essay after essay in this collection is that the intervention failed. It was a heavy-handed, political quick fix that has fixed almost nothing.' Fiona Capp, SMH and The Age View Teachers' notes here

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781742235127
ISBN-10: 1742235123
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 153mm x mm)
Pages: 264
Imprint: NewSouth Publishing
Publisher: NewSouth Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2016
Country of Publication: Australia

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Author Biography - Rosie Scott

Dr Anita Heiss is the author of non-fiction, historical fiction, commercial women's fiction, poetry, social commentary and travel articles. She is a regular guest at writers' festivals and travels internationally performing her work and lecturing on Indigenous literature. She is a Lifetime Ambassador of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation and a proud member of the Wiradjuri nation of central NSW. Rosie Scott AO is a full-time writer. Rosie has a BA and Graduate Diploma of Drama from Auckland University, an MA(Hons) in English from Victoria University of Wellington as well as a Diploma in Counselling and a Doctorate from the University of Western Sydney.

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