The songlines

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The songlines (1987, Viking)

293 pages

English language

Published Sept. 15, 1987 by Viking.


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Follow Chatwin on his journey into the 'Red Centre' of Australia. Part autobiography, part story, part history, part anthropology. Teaches us how Aboriginal Australians perceive their landscapes, and negotiate with each other in that vast, nomadic environment.

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  • Chatwin, Bruce, 1940-1989 -- Travel -- Australia.
  • Aboriginal Australians -- Social life and customs.
  • Australia -- Description and travel.
  • Australia -- Social life and customs.