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Description - The River: A Journey Through The Murray-Darling Basin by Chris Hammer

In The River, Chris Hammer takes us on a journey through Australia's heartland, following the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin, recounting his experiences, his impressions, and, above all, stories of the people he meets along the way. It's a journey punctuated with laughter, sadness and reflection.

The River looks past the daily news reports and their sterile statistics, revealing the true impact of our rivers' decline on the people who live along their shores, and on the country as a whole. It's a tale that leaves the reader with a lingering sense of nostalgia for an Australia that may be fading away forever.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780522876642
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 20mm)
Pages: 292
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2011
Country of Publication: Australia

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