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Sue Wilson, young and Aboriginal, escapes her 'too-large, too-poor family in a too-small' north Queensland town for Logan City's frontier sprawl. Entering 'the mythic world of Work' she discovers that the view from behind the bar is less than glamorous, but pays the rent. When she meets Roger the good times begin to roll until she finds herself starring in a feature with ...more
Published October 1st 1998 by University of Queensland Pr (Australia)
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Melissa Lucashenko is an Australian writer of European and Goorie heritage. She received an honours degree in public policy from Griffith University in 1990. In 1997, she published her first novel Steam Pigs. It won the Dobbie Literary Award for Australian women’s fiction and was shortlisted for both the New South Wales Premier’s Literary Award and the regional Commonwealth Writers’ Prize. Steam P ...moreMore about Melissa Lucashenko...