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The white missus of Arnhem Land : a true story / by Alex Smith
Bib ID 2768904
Format BookBook
Author
Smith, Alex
 
Description Darwin : NTU Press, 1990 
143 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 22 cm. 
ISBN 0949070238 (paperback)
Summary

Investigation of persistent rumors that Alice Willett and her daughter May survived the 1923 disappearance of the Douglas Mawson and were held captive by Aborigines in Arnhem Land or on Bickerton Island.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 142-143.

Subjects Willett family.  |  Willett, Alice.  |  Willett, May.  |  Douglas Mawson (Ship)  |  Missing persons -- Investigation -- Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.)  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous.  |  Law enforcement - Police trackers.  |  Race relations - Attitudes.  |  Transport - Water - Shipwrecks and accidents.  |  Law enforcement - Police conduct and attitudes.  |  Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- Biography.  |  Carpentaria, Gulf of, Region (N.T. and Qld.) -- History.  |  Milyakburra / Bickerton Island (NT Gulf Islands SD53-07)  |  Gulf of Carpentaria (SD53, SD54, SE54)  |  Arnhem Land (NT)
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