Benang: from the heart

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Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1999 - Fiction - 500 pages
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Oceanic in its rhythms and understanding, brilliant in its use of language and image, moving in its largeness of spirit, compelling in its narrative scope and style, this intriguing journey is a celebration and lamentof beginning and return, of obliteration and recovery, of silencing, and of powerful utterance. Both tentative and daring, it speaks to the present and a possible future through stories, dreams, rhythms, songs, images and documents mobilized from the incompletely acknowledged and still dynamic past.

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User Review  - Kirat Kaur - Goodreads

If you want a good read of the lives of aboriginal and especially mixed-race aboriginal people and their day-to-day struggles in a changing Western Australian landscape, and are sick of colonialist narratives, this is the perfect book. Kim Scott writes beautifully. Read full review

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User Review  - Scott - Goodreads

Took me a while to get into this - but am approximately half way through and loving it. It's dark, haunting, terrifying, beautiful, lyrical. I couldn't finish it. Too sad. Too hard. Broke my heart. Read full review

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