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#19827 - Riverslake - Canberra's first novel?

Resource ID
19827
Title/subtitle
Riverslake - Canberra's first novel?
Author/Creator
Prance, Jon
Format
Journal article
Publisher
Canberra & District Historical Society
Summary
Riverslake centres on the issue of post war migration and displaced persons and how they were treated by Australians. It reflects on Australians and their attitude to their country against the background of the developing Canberra.
Location
Newsletters
Notes
In 1953 Tom Hungerford's novel of life in a fictional Canberra workers camp after World War 2 was published. In this Newsletter article the author reviews the book and the semi-autobiographical approach of Hungerford