Limit search to available items
Book Cover
Author Clarke, Banjo, 1922-2000.

Title Wisdom man / Banjo Clarke as told to Camilla Chance
Published Camberwell, Vic. ; London : Viking, 2003


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  305.89915 Clarke Cla/Wmb  AVAILABLE
 W'BOOL SPC  305.89915 Clarke Cla/Wmb  LIB USE ONLY
 W'BOOL  305.89915 Clarke Cla/Wmb  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 285 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
regular print
Contents Part One. 1922-1939 -- Part Two. 1939-1975 -- Part Three. 1975-2000 -- Afterword / by Banjo's children -- Writing Banjo's life / Camilla Chance -- Recollections of Banjo Clarke. The power of one good man / Martin Flanagan -- Weeping in the forest / Archie Roach -- Banjo and Mandela / Tanya Waterson -- Walk on, Uncle Banjo / Judith Durham -- Smoke under the bridge / Paul Kelly -- Uncle Banjo Clarke / Shane Howard -- Unmarked graves / Neil Murray -- The storyteller / Susan Pickles -- Your paradise / Trisha Smith -- Wisdom man / Andy Alberts
Summary The life story of Banjo Clarke, descendant of Truganini, born in the early 1920s in Victoria, who became known by thousands for his wisdom and kindness, his belief in forgiveness and his deep connection to his land and his ancient culture
Analysis Aborigines
Banjo Clarke
Framlingham Forest (Vic)
Subject Clarke, Banjo, 1922-2000.
Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
Aboriginal Australians -- Biography.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Biography.
Gunditjmara (Australian people)
Genre/Form Biography.
Author Chance, Camilla.
LC no. 2003446596
ISBN 0670040789 :