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Visitants

Author: Randolph Stow; Drusilla Modjeska
Publisher: Melbourne, Victoria : Text Publishing, 2015.
Series: Text classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"After an Australian patrol officer commits suicide on a remote New Guinea island in 1959, five witnesses are called to a government inquiry. Each has a disturbing story to tell: strand by strand, the mystery of the officer’s past is unravelled. But what of other visitants, like the unidentified flying object and the cargo cult it has inspired on the island? Informed by Randolph Stow’s experiences, Visitants is an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randolph Stow; Drusilla Modjeska
ISBN: 9781925240276 1925240274
OCLC Number: 910664916
Description: xv, 267 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Text classics.
Responsibility: by Randolph Stow; introduced by Drusilla Modjeska.

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"After an Australian patrol officer commits suicide on a remote New Guinea island in 1959, five witnesses are called to a government inquiry. Each has a disturbing story to tell: strand by strand, the mystery of the officer’s past is unravelled. But what of other visitants, like the unidentified flying object and the cargo cult it has inspired on the island? Informed by Randolph Stow’s experiences, Visitants is an original, astonishing investigation of colonialism."--Publisher's website.

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