Paperback $39.95 - Giramondo Publishing
Biography & Memoir - Published: 1/Nov/2017 - ISBN: 9781925336337
Alexis Wright returns to non-fiction in her new book, Tracker, a collective memoir of the charismatic Aboriginal leader, political thinker, and entrepreneur who died in Darwin in 2015. Taken from his family as a child and brought up in a mission on Croker Island, Tracker Tilmouth returned home to transform the world of Aboriginal politics. He was a visionary who worked tirelessly for Aboriginal self-determination, creating opportunities for land use and economic development in his many roles. His memoir has been composed by Wright from interviews with Tilmouth himself, as well as with his family, friends, and colleagues, weaving his and their stories together into a book that is as much a tribute to the role played by storytelling in contemporary Aboriginal life as it is to the legacy of a remarkable man.
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