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Author Beudel, Saskia, author

Title A country in mind : memoir with landscape / Saskia Beudel
Published Crawley, Western Australia : UWA Publishing, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xiv 362 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Gorge; One place recalls another; Ground glass; Return to Redbank; Bullet in the palm; Waratah Bay; Darkroom; Two Mile; Blitz; Enforced transport; Central Mt Wedge; Not sufficiently mentally developed; Here and then not here; Easel; Buffel grass; Seeds; Honeymoon Gap; Dust; Desert notes; Road making; Continuum of landscapes; Notes; Bibliography; List of illustrations; Acknowledgments
Summary The chunk of land bordering Western Australia, South Australia, and Queensland is known as Namatjira. For most of us it is remote; geographically and metaphorically it is the heart of Australia. After a period of loss and much change, Saskia Beudel was inspired to begin long distance walking. Within 18 months, she had walked Australia's Snowy Mountains, twice along the South Coast of Tasmania, the MacDonnell Ranges west of Alice Springs, the Arnhem Land plateau in Kakadu, the Wollemi National Park in New South Wales, and in Ladakh in the Himalayas. Throughout the course of her journeys, she ex
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Aboriginal Australians -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Hiking -- Australia -- Ancedotes
Australia -- Description and travel.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1742585701 (electronic bk.)
9781742585703 (electronic bk.)