Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia

    • 3.9 • 17 Ratings
    • $12.99
    • $12.99

Publisher Description

Childhood stories of family, country and belonging



What is it like to grow up Aboriginal in Australia? This anthology, compiled by award-winning author Anita Heiss, showcases many diverse voices, experiences and stories in order to answer that question.



Accounts from well-known authors and high-profile identities sit alongside those from newly discovered writers of all ages. All of the contributors speak from the heart – sometimes calling for empathy, oftentimes challenging stereotypes, always demanding respect.



This groundbreaking collection will enlighten, inspire and educate about the lives of Aboriginal people in Australia today.



Contributors include: Tony Birch, Deborah Cheetham, Adam Goodes, Terri Janke, Patrick Johnson, Ambelin Kwaymullina, Jack Latimore, Celeste Liddle, Amy McQuire, Kerry Reed-Gilbert, Miranda Tapsell, Jared Thomas, Aileen Walsh, Alexis West, Tara June Winch, and many, many more.



Winner, Small Publisher Adult Book of the Year at the 2019 Australian Book Industry Awards



Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia is a mosaic, its more than 50 tiles – short personal essays with unique patterns, shapes, colours and textures – coming together to form a powerful portrait of resilience.’ —The Saturday Paper



‘... provides a diverse snapshot of Indigenous Australia from a much needed Aboriginal perspective.’ —The Saturday Age

GENRE
Non-Fiction
RELEASED
2018
16 April
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
320
Pages
PUBLISHER
Schwartz Books Pty. Ltd.
SELLER
Black Inc., an imprint of Schwartz Media Pty Ltd
SIZE
4.1
MB

Customer Reviews

Chickendinocoenxlol ,

Boring

Didn’t grab my attention

More Books Like This

Half and Half Half and Half
1998
I Am Vietnamese I Am Vietnamese
2014
Our Hidden Conversations Our Hidden Conversations
2024
Growing Up Disabled in Australia Growing Up Disabled in Australia
2021
The Making of Modern Australia The Making of Modern Australia
2012
Space Between Space Between
2019

More Books by Anita Heiss

Tiddas Tiddas
2014
Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray Bila Yarrudhanggalangdhuray
2021
Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms Barbed Wire and Cherry Blossoms
2016
Avoiding Mr Right Avoiding Mr Right
2023
Who Am I? Who Am I?
2010
Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic Kicking Goals with Goodesy and Magic
2016

Customers Also Bought

Australia Day Australia Day
2019
Growing Up Queer in Australia Growing Up Queer in Australia
2019
Swallow the Air Swallow the Air
2012
Talking To My Country Talking To My Country
2016
The White Girl The White Girl
2019
Growing Up African in Australia Growing Up African in Australia
2019