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Author Walker, David, 1945- author

Title Not dark yet : a personal history / David Walker
Published Artarmon, N.S.W. : Giramondo Publishing, 2011
Artarmon, New South Wales : Giramondo, 2011


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 ADPML SPDU  907.202 Wal/Ndy  LIB USE ONLY
Description 322 pages : black and white illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents Not dark yet -- The lost garden -- A burra puzzle -- The worshipful master -- The matriarch -- A quiet man -- Beautiful strength -- Peeling cormlets -- Laurie and I -- The Laha massacres -- Wizard fires -- The cheerful rat -- A steady profession -- The virile vanguard -- Our Arkley home -- World travellers -- The groves of academe -- Underwater sailors
Summary Spurred on by his encroaching blindness, prominent historian David Walker's Not Dark Yet is a frank, witty and innovative memoir that connects the small, seemingly inconsequential events of daily life to larger historical themes of family, war, patriotism, racial identity, religious belief, knowledge of the world and death
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 312-319)
Subject Walker, David (David Robert), 1945-
Walker, David (David Robert), 1945- -- Family.
Walker, David, 1945-
Australia. Australian Army -- History.
Historians -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Retinal degeneration -- Patients -- Biography.
Retinal degeneration.
Social historians -- Australia -- South Australia -- Biography.
Australia -- History -- 20th century.
Australia -- History, Military.
South Australia -- History -- Bibliography.
South Australia -- History.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 1920882650 (paperback)
9781920882655 (paperback)