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1 Wright, Alexis CARPENTARIA
Artarmon, N.S.W., Australia Giramondo Publishing 2007 1920882316 / 9781920882310 First Thus (B Format Edition) Softcover Very Good + 
519pp. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Morning Glory over the Leichhardt River', Russell White, 2005. Rainbow Serpent tattoo) card wrapper has negligible edgewear only. This Australian epic, the second novel of indigenous author Alexis Wright (member of the Waanyi nation, Southern Highlands, Gulf of Carpentaria), was winner of the 2007 Miles Franklin Literary Award. Set in the Gulf country of north-western Queensland, the story "teems with extraordinary characters; outcast saviour Elias Smith, religious zealot Mozzie Fishman, murderous mayor Bruiser, moth-ridden Captain Nicoli Finn, activist Will Phantom and the rulers of the family, Angel Day and Norman Phantom, figures of such an intense imagining . . . " Book weight approx. 555g. 
Price: 16.54 AUD
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