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Desert queen : the many lives and loves of Daisy Bates

Author: Susanna De Vries; Beverley Dunn; Bolinda Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
Publisher: Solon, Ohio : [Manufactured and distributed by] Findaway World, LLC, [2012], ℗2010.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Sound recording : Biography   Computer File : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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In the 1890s, when a woman's role was seen as marrying well and raising a family, Daisy Bates reinvented herself from humble governess to heiresstraveller and "woman of science". She would become one of the best known and most controversial ethnologists in history, and one of the first people to put Aboriginal culture on the map. Born into tough circumstances, Daisy's prospects were dim. Through sheer strength of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks
Biography
Case studies
Named Person: Daisy Bates; Daisy Bates; Breaker Morant; Daisy Bates; Breaker Morant
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Sound recording
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susanna De Vries; Beverley Dunn; Bolinda Audio (Firm); Playaway Digital Audio.; Findaway World, LLC.
ISBN: 9781742852331 1742852335
OCLC Number: 774666356
Notes: Title from Playaway label.
"HDAUDIO."
"Bolinda Audio"--Container.
Release date supplied by publisher.
Previously released by Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd., p2010.
Issued on Playaway, a dedicated audio media player.
One set of earphones and one AAA battery required for playback.
Performer(s): Read by Beverley Dunn.
Description: 1 sound media player (approximately 10 hr.) : digital, HD audio ; 3 3/8 x 2 1/8 in.
Responsibility: Susanna De Vries.

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In the 1890s, when a woman's role was seen as marrying well and raising a family, Daisy Bates reinvented herself from humble governess to heiresstraveller and "woman of science". She would become one of the best known and most controversial ethnologists in history, and one of the first people to put Aboriginal culture on the map. Born into tough circumstances, Daisy's prospects were dim. Through sheer strength of will, young Daisy overcame her miserable start, and in 1883 she migrated to Australia with a boatload of orphans, passing herself off as an heiress who taught for fun. Marriage followed -- first with the young Breaker Morant, then bigamously with two other husbands. For decades she led a double life. But who was the real Daisy Bates?

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