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Grog war / Alexis Wright
Bib ID 4666994
Format BookBook
Author
Wright, Alexis, 1950-
 
Edition New ed. 
Description Broome, W.A. : Magabala Books, 2009 
280 p. [4] p. plates : ill., ports. ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 9781921248122
Summary

Miles Franklin award-winning author Alexis Wright recounts how a remote town in Australia dealt with the invasion of grog on their traditional lands. Wright describes the shocking effects of alcohol abuse and racism in this vivid portrayal of a small town fighting to bring about change.

Notes

Previous ed.: 1997.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 276-280).

Subjects Alcoholism -- Social aspects -- Northern Territory -- Tennant Creek.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Northern Territory -- Tennant Creek -- Alcohol use.  |  Community organisations - Social welfare.  |  Law - Administrative law - Northern Territory.  |  Warumungu people (C18) (NT SE53-10)  |  Substance use - Alcohol - Availability, dry areas etc.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Social conditions.  |  Tennant Creek (Central NT SE53-14)
Available From Magabala Books, PO Box 668, Broome WA 6725 

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