When the Pelican Laughed: Novel

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Freemantle Arts Centre Press, 1992 - Fiction - 224 pages
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The story of Alice Nannup, born in 1911 to an Aboriginal mother and European father. At the age of 12 she was taken south to be trained in domestic service. The book traces her life from 1911-91, and is the first published study focussing on Western Australian Aboriginal women in domestic service.

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When the Pelican Laughed tells the remarkable story of Alice Nannup. Born on a Pilbara station (a remote area in Western Australia) in 1911, of an Aboriginal mother and European father, Alice Nannup ... Read full review

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