Listening to Country: A Journey to the Heart of What it Means to Belong

By: Ros Moriarty

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Shortlisted for both The Age Book of the Year and The Australian Human Rights Commission Literature Award 'This big land, Australia. It's big enough for everyone!' calls Annie Karrakayn across the pre-dawn campfire to the other Law women stirring from the perfect quiet of a still, desert night. 'Strong Dreamin' ' she whispers. So begins the intimate diary of Ros Moriarty, a white woman married to an Aboriginal man, as she takes an emotional journey across country and culture to the Northern Territory's Tanami Desert with Annie and the other matriarchs of her husband's Aboriginal family to perform ceremony. Full of warmth and honesty, Listening to Country opens a rare and vivid window to the voices, humour and strength of these remarkable Law women of the remote Gulf of Carpentaria. It reveals the human relationships and philosophical insights which enable them to transcend the heartbreaking material poverty, illness and increasing violence of their community, to live life with astonishing happiness and purpose. Listening to Country is an uplifting tribute to them and a celebration of love, family and belonging. 231 pages. Tanning to pages. Inscription to previous owner on title page. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Australian; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. ISBN/EAN: 9781742378152. Inventory No: 248977. Paperback

Title: Listening to Country: A Journey to the Heart of What it Means to Belong

Author Name: Ros Moriarty

Categories: Australian, Memoir,

Edition: Reprint

Publisher: Sydney, ABC Books: 2011

ISBN Number: 1742378153

ISBN Number 13: 9781742378152

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 248977

Keywords: BZDB43 Australian; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Listening to Country A Journey to the Heart of What it Means to Belong Ros Moriarty Paperback,