Caprice, A Stockman's Daughter
Set in the towns, pastoral stations and repressive institutions of Western Australia, this story brings together the lives of three generations of Mardu women. The narrator Kate begins her journey with the life of her grandmother Lucy, a domestic servant, then traces the short and tragic life of her mother Peggy.
Published 1991 by University of Queensland Press ;International Specialized Bk. Services [distributor]
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Nugi Garimara/Doris Pilkington's first book, winner of the David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islanders writers - moving account of the lives of three generations of aboriginal women in Australia - a really powerful and poignant novel - one can see why she so wanted to tell the story of the rabbit proof fence and her mother's and aunts' story