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Bridge of Triangles John Muk Muk Burke

Bridge of Triangles

John Muk Muk Burke

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ISBN : 9780702226397
Paperback
140 pages
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This novel of the harsh and lonely experience of a sensitive Black youth struggling to be understood in a white world, won the author an Australian national literary award for emerging Aboriginal writers in 1993.To cross the bridge into the landscapeMoreThis novel of the harsh and lonely experience of a sensitive Black youth struggling to be understood in a white world, won the author an Australian national literary award for emerging Aboriginal writers in 1993.To cross the bridge into the landscape of his Wiradjurri ancestors is a need that both torments and sustains young Chris Leeton, the main character in this story. Of Irish and Aboriginal descent, an exile in his own land, he struggles to understand the cruel barrier between identity and acceptance while experiencing its inevitable consequences: poverty and family breakdown.