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Author Mattingley, Christobel

Title Maralinga's Long Shadow : Yvonne's Story / Christobel Mattingley
Published Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents Cover; Praise; Title page; Copyright; Contents; Dedication; Chapter One: Before Maralinga; Chapter Two: A special baby is born; Chapter Three: Life at Ooldea; Chapter Four: Maralinga; Chapter Five: Childhood -- good times and bad; Chapter Six: Atom bombs on Anangu lands; Chapter Seven: Michael; Chapter Eight: Marriage and Maralinga; Chapter Nine: Refugees, prisoners, and rebuilders of community; Chapter Ten: Yvonne the artist; Chapter Eleven: Mother to many -- caring and sharing; Chapter Twelve: The lost is found; Chapter Thirteen: The happiest years -- Michael
Chapter Fourteen: Cancer and the cemeteryChapter Fifteen: Another loss; Chapter Sixteen: Maralinga's long shadow; Chapter Seventeen: Too young to die; Author's note; Map; Glossary; Acknowledgements; Sources; Timeline; Index
Summary The powerful story of Yvonne Edwards, artist and community leader, who lived on or near the Maralinga lands, and the cost of the fall-out for herself and her family from the British nuclear tests in the 1950s ..
Notes Paperback
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Edwards, Yvonne
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Maralinga Region (S.A.) -- Biography
Atomic bomb -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.) -- Testing -- Biography
Atomic bomb -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.) -- Testing -- Juvenile literature
Atomic bomb -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.) -- Testing
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- History -- Biography
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.)
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people) -- Australia -- Maralinga (S.A.) -- Juvenile literature
Aboriginal Australians.
Atomic bomb -- Testing.
Pitjantjatjara (Australian people)
Maralinga (S.A.) -- History -- Juvenile literature
Maralinga (S.A.) -- History
Maralinga Region (S. Aust.) -- History -- Biography
South Australia -- Maralinga.
Genre/Form Biography.
Juvenile works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1952533422 (electronic bk.)
9781952533426 (electronic bk.)