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Dispossessed
 
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Philip Hodgins
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Dispossessed

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It is 1988, the year of celebrations. But not everyone feels invited. During the last weeks before eviction from their land, a farming family is dispossessed more than once. Against the myth of idyllic rural life, Dispossessed gives another vision. Here is a stark account of this family losing their identity, as well as the more familiar images from the bush: the birth and ...more
Hardcover, 109 pages
Published January 1st 1994 by Angus & Robertson Publishers
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was born in Shepparton, a country town in Victoria, and grew up on a dairy farm at Katandra West, a place-name which figures in several of his poems.

Hodgins was a prize-winning Australian poet whose work appeared in such major publications as The New Yorker. Peter Rose called him 'probably the most loved [Australian] poet of his generation', noting that 'his admirers ranged from... Alan Hollinghur
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