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A mouthful of flies : the explosive diary of a desert nurse / by Sue Currie
Bib ID 6377030
Format BookBook [text, volume]
Author
Currie, Sue, author
 
Description South Yarra, Vic. : Lyncon Pty Ltd, 2013 
©2013 
295 pages ; 23 cm 
ISBN 9780957844957
Summary

This articulate account of the life and work of a dedicated nurse in a Western Desert community is a rich and astounding story. Drawn from a highly detailed diary of her time there, Sue tells of the satisfaction and humour, the fear and the loneliness of life in a culture so different from her own.

Subjects Currie, Sue.  |  Rural nurses -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Community health nurses -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Rural nursing -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Community health nursing -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs -- Western Australia -- Western Desert.  |  History - Biographies - Non-Indigenous - Autobiographies.  |  Health services - Health workers - Nurses and nursing.  |  Health - Rural and remote.  |  Health - Policy and administration.  |  Western Desert (WA SF51, SF52, SG51, SG52)  |  Australian

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