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The call / Martin Flanagan
Bib ID 2053832
Format BookBook
Author
Flanagan, Martin, 1955-
 
Description St. Leonards, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 1998 
ix, 181 p. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 1864487690
Summary

Fictionalised account of the life of Thomas Wentworth Wills; Wills coached the Aboriginal team who later became the first Australian cricket team to tour England; author weaves personal response to events and historical research into the novel; deals with issue of intense racism prevalent in 19th century Australia.

Subjects Wills, Thomas Wentworth, 1835-1880 -- Fiction.  |  Pioneers -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Cricket players -- Australia -- Fiction.  |  Australian football -- Fiction.  |  Literature and stories - Non indigenous - Fiction.  |  Sport - Cricket.  |  Race relations - Representation - Literature.  |  Race relations - Racism - Social Darwinism.  |  Cullin-la-Ringo (Qld.) -- Massacres -- Fiction.  |  Australia.  |  Cullin-La-Ringo (E Qld SF55-15)
Form/genre Biographical fiction.  |  Sports stories.  |  Football stories.

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