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Colin Hopkins


The Battlers
Tennant, Kylie,
ISBN: 9780207183676
Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1994. New Edition
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good Condition/. New Edition. First impression. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 401 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Edges browned slightly. This book is available and ready to be shipped.. First published in 1941, this story is about a motley crowd of battlers travelling the roads, looking for work or avoiding it. Vagabonds, failures and criminals, these are the people refered to as "battlers". Tennant is the author of "Tiburon". "The Battlers" won the S.H. Prior Memorial Prize. Her work was known for its well-researched, realistic, yet positive portrayals of the lives of the underprivileged in Australia. In a video interview filmed in 1986, three years before her death for the Australia Council's Archival Film Series, Tennant told how she lived as the people she wrote about, travelling as an unemployed itinerant worker during the Depression years, living in Aboriginal communities and spending a short time in prison for research. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Australia; 1930s; Literature, Literary, Poetry & Drama. ISBN/EAN: 9780207183676. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6505. Good Condition
Price: $11.95 (AUD)
Book Number: 6505  Bookseller: Colin Hopkins
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