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Yinti : desert child / Pat Lowe & Jimmy Pike
Bib ID 8075477
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Lowe, Pat, 1941-, author
 
Edition New edition. 
Description Broome, Western Australia : Magabala Books, 2019 
131 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm. 
ISBN 9781925768831 (paperback)
192576883X
Series

Lowe, Pat, 1941-. Yinti ; 1.

Summary

The first book in the Yinti series of three books. The stories are linked in a sequence that shows Yinti's development from a young bushie to a competent station worker and adult. Yinti is a traditional Walmajarri Aboriginal boy growing up Great Sandy Desert in the remote North West of Australia one of the most marginal environments on earth. This is the story of Yinti's coming of age. He has no contact with white people until the last chapter of the book when he meets his first white man, first horse and first bullock. The stories are based on people and events as told to Pat Lowe by Jimmy Pike.

Notes

First published in 1992.

For Ages: 9+ years old.

Subjects Walmajarri / Walmatjarri people (A66) (WA SE51-16)  |  Walmajarri (Australian people) -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Great Sandy Desert (W.A.) -- Juvenile fiction.  |  Australian
Form/genre Australian fiction  |  Children's stories
Other authors/contributors Pike, Jimmy, 1940-2002, author  |  Lowe, Pat, 1941-
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Desert child

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