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Hyllus Maris
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Women of the Sun

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The hero in each drama is a woman and their resilience in the face of despair and destruction gives a fresh insight into the history of race relations in Australia.
Paperback, 177 pages
Published January 31st 1987 by Penguin Books Australia (first published January 1983)
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Talk about heartbreaking. But then, Europeans aren't exactly known for good treatment of natives of other lands that they invaded and exploited. The collection of stories is from the views of four different women through two hundred years of Australian history, and a painful glimpse into the way that the native Australians were abused and exploited by foreigners.
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Jan 17, 2008 rated it liked it
Very readable - four stories about the experiences of Aboriginal women from the time of white settlement to fairly recent history.
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