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Author Lea, Tess, author

Title Darwin / Tess Lea
Published Sydney, N.S.W. : NewSouth Publishing, 2014
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Summary Darwin is a survivor, you have to give it that. Razed to the ground four times in its short history, it has picked itself up out of the debris to not only rebuild but grow. Darwin has known catastrophes and resurrections; it has endured misconceived projects and birthed visionaries. To know Darwin, to know its soul, you have to listen to it, soak in it, taste it. To write about her home town, Tess Lea waded knee-deep in memories of the city, including those of her family and her own. The story begins in 1974, when Cyclone Tracy shattered Darwin, and Lea was a little girl. Then it takes us back
Subject City and town life -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
Sociology, Urban -- Australia -- Darwin (N.T.)
Darwin (N.T.) -- Climate.
Darwin (N.T.) -- History.
Darwin (N.T.) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1742241735 (electronic bk.)
174224677X (electronic bk.)
9781742241739 (electronic bk.)
9781742246772 (electronic bk.)