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Author Landon, Carolyn, 1945-

Title Jackson's Track : memoir of a dreamtime place / Carolyn Landon & Daryl Tonkin
Published Ringwood, Vic. : Viking, 1999
Ringwood, Vic. ; New York : Viking, 1999

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Description xviii, 297 pages : illustrations, map, ; 23 cm
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in
Summary In 1936, Daryl Tonkin and his brother, Harry, leave home in search of adventure. They find themselves in West Gippsland, Victoria, and set up a timber mill at Jackson's Track - a dreamtime place, a place that was paradise. A bushman dedicated to his work, Daryl discovers happiness there, and unexpectedly falls in love. But Daryl is white and Euphie is black, and neither of them is prepared for the conflict their forbidden love ignites. Set in the heart of the Australian bush, this spellbinding memoir recaptures a community and a way of life now vanished from sight. It tells of one man's courage and determination to pursue what he knows is right. An unforgettable true story of joy, of tragedy, and of hope, which has won the hearts of Australians
Analysis Aboriginal women
Autobiography
Daryl Tonkin
History
Intermarriage
Racial discrimination
Victoria
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 296-297
Subject Tonkin, Daryl, 1918-
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Gippsland (Vic.) -- History.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Victoria -- Gippsland -- History
Interracial marriage -- Australia -- Gippsland (Vic.)
Loggers -- Australia -- Gippsland (Vic.) -- Biography.
Racism -- Australia -- Gippsland (Vic.)
Racism -- Australia -- Victoria -- Gippsland
Gippsland (Vic.) -- Social life and customs.
Victoria -- History.
Genre/Form Sound recordings.
Biographies.
Author Tonkin, Daryl, 1918-
LC no. 00301966
ISBN 0670883328