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Wisdom man / Banjo Clarke as told to Camilla Chance. (2003)

Authors: Clarke, Banjo., Chance, Camilla.
Publisher:Camberwell, Vic. : Viking,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 120 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 96 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Clarke, Banjo.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xiv, 285 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm.
Summary:
  • The life story of Banjo Clarke, descendant of Truganini, born in the early 1920s in Victoria, who became known by thousands for his wisdom and kindness, his belief in forgiveness and his deep connection to his land and his ancient culture.
Contents:
  • Part One. 1922-1939
  • Part Two. 1939-1975
  • Part Three. 1975-2000
  • Afterword /​ by Banjo's children
  • Writing Banjo's life /​ Camilla Chance
  • Recollections of Banjo Clarke. The power of one good man /​ Martin Flanagan
  • Weeping in the forest /​ Archie Roach
  • Banjo and Mandela /​ Tanya Waterson
  • Walk on, Uncle Banjo /​ Judith Durham
  • Smoke under the bridge /​ Paul Kelly
  • Uncle Banjo Clarke /​ Shane Howard
  • Unmarked graves /​ Neil Murray
  • The storyteller /​ Susan Pickles
  • Your paradise /​ Trisha Smith
  • Wisdom man /​ Andy Alberts.
  • More...
  • More...
Biography:
  • Banjo Clarke, an Aboriginal born near Warnambool in the 1920s, carried a swag during the Great Depression, was a member of Jimmy Sharman's boxing troupe, built roads for the army during WWII, and has 67 great-grandchildren.
Other Form:
  • Online version Clarke, Banjo, 1922-2000. Wisdom man. Camberwell, Vic. : Viking an imprint of Penguin Books, 2003
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0670040789 :
Dewey Number:
  • 305.89915
  • 920.094
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 46134141
  • 46134141
  • 24146901
  • 24146901
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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