Daisy Bates In The Desert

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In 1913, when she was 54 years old, Daisy Bates went to live in the deserts of South Australia. And there she stayed, with occasional interruptions, for almost 30 years.

In Daisy Bates in the Desert Julia Blackburn explores the ancient and desolate landscape where Ms Bates says she was most happy. She fuses her own imagination and experience with that of Daisy Bates, unitl she seems to be recalling this other life as it it were her own.

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"She has extended the boundaries of biography with an exhilarating exercise in imaginative power and a brilliant piece of writing" (Anne Chisholm Observer)

"The book is full of vivid, astonishing images" (Lucy Hughes-Hallett The Times)

"Brilliant... enchanting" (Jan Morris Independent)

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'This is the story of a remarkable individual life, a story rendered the more peculiar and fascinating by Blackburn's graceful prose and ever-surprising vision' - The Times

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Book Description Vintage. Book Condition: New. 2003. Paperback. This blend of documentary and fiction describes the author's search for Daisy Bates, an eccentric woman who lived alone in the deserts of South Australia in the early years of the century and whose accounts of her time there make no distinction between fact and fantasy. Num Pages: 240 pages, port. BIC Classification: 1MBF; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; 3JJH; BGH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 137 x 15. Weight in Grams: 206. . . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780099752219

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