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Saltwater fella / John Moriarty with Evan McHugh. (2000)

Authors: Moriarty, John.
Publisher:Ringwood, Vic. : Viking,
Uniqueness:
  • There are 112 copies of this book in other libraries
  • and 111 copies of this specific edition.
Subjects:
Author:
  • Moriarty, John.
Content Types:
  • text
Carrier Types:
  • volume
Physical Description:
  • xi, 285 p. : ill., [8] leaves of plates ; 23 cm.
  • xi, 285 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Target Audience:
  • Adult
Summary:
  • John Moriarty, the man who put the beautiful dot-painted Qantas Wunala Dreaming jet in the sky, was taken from his mother at the age of four. He was shipped without his family's knowledge to a children's home, entering a harsh world of orphanages and poverty. This is the story of how he rose to fame against incredible odds.
Biography:
  • The author was stolen from his family at four years of age and was placed in a children's home where he struggles with harsh routines and poverty. He now heads an internationally acclaimed Aboriginal design company. John Moriarty comes from the Yanyuwa people of Borroloola in the Northern Territory.
Notes:
  • Includes index.
  • Donated by Prof. Lowitja O'Donoghue.
Language:
  • English
ISBN:
  • 0670878650 :
Dewey Number:
  • B
  • 920.094
  • 746.092
  • 994.06/​092
Libraries Australia ID:
  • 46128790
  • 46128790
  • 21287036
  • 21287036
Contributed by:
  • Libraries Australia

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