Part One: Journeys Down the Murray. Inside the boat -- Outside the boat. Part Two: Kinship. Trust -- Families -- Speech -- Amelia Park -- Damage. Part Three: The Museum and the Mouth. Anthropology -- Experts -- The Mouth House -- Reconciliation -- The things that Tinny stood for -- The reporters -- Radical political shit-stirrers. Part Four: Journalism. Ahead of the pack -- Other people's mail -- Scones -- The great lie of Hindmarsh Island. Part Five: High Tide. Grand opera. Part Six: Matinee Jackets. The Mathews Inquiry -- Race power -- What the Bible can do -- Exhibitions -- Von Doussa
The author unravels the complexities that surround the construction of the Hindmarsh Island Bridge, and probes beyond the conventional picture of a commercial venture stymied by fraudulent claims and bureaucratic interference. Here is a story that goes to the heart of who we are as a nation, to the nature of truth, history and equity
Aboriginal sacred sites
Aboriginal land rights
"A Hodder book"
Includes bibliographical references: (pages -501) and index