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BEYOND THE DREAMING: The First Wave by  Annette Upfal - First Edition - 1989 - from Diversity Books and Biblio.com

BEYOND THE DREAMING: The First Wave

by Upfal, Annette

Condition: Very Good +,/Very Good


Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia: Hanuman Publishing, 1989. x + 370pp. B/White story locality map. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Colonial theme illustrated, loose-plastic protected D/jacket negligibly edgeworn, else v/good. Synopsis: The setting is Parramatta, 15 miles west of Sydney, in the early years of colonial settlement, centred on Governor Macquarie's futile attempts at intergrating aborigines and traces the lives of two boys; Toby Redmond, an aboriginal boy adopted by white settlers and John Batman, struggling to overcome the stigma of his father's convict past. Weight approx. 620gms.. First Edition. Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong]. Very Good +,/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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