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No road : bitumen all the way / Stephen Muecke
Bib ID 1435359
Format BookBook
Author
Muecke, Stephen, 1951-
 
Description South Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1997 
251 p. : ill. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 1863681817
Summary

On a trip north Gloria Brennan, Aboriginal activist, meets a bloke who tries to entice her to visit his community. But she wants to know if the road out there is any good. He's puzzled. 'Road? No road,' he says '... no road ... bitumen aaall the way.'. No Road is a seductive mix of storytelling and ideas, and a personal account of travels in outback Australia, Europe, Africa ... and suburban Newtown. Irony and humour invert the usual expectations of a travel book; nobody seems to be going anywhere.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 242-251).

Subjects Muecke, Stephen, 1951- -- Journeys -- Australia.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Social conditions.  |  Voyages and travels.  |  Australia -- Description and travel.

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