On what he calls 'the adventure of his life', Howard Jacobson travels around Australia, never entirely sure where he is heading next or whether he has the courage to tackle the wild life of the bush, the wild men of the outback, or the even wilder women of the seaboard cities. In pursuit of the best of Australian good times, he joins revelers at Uluru, argues with racists in the Kimberleys, parties with wine-growers in the Barossa and falls for ballet dancers in Perth. And even as vexed questions of national identity and Aboriginal land rights present themselves, his love for Australia and Australians never falters.a#39;What I think it shows, a#39; I said to Brylynn, a#39;is the instinctive attitude of nomadic peoples to an expended site. They are up ... So we just drove it up her path and said good night and locked our doors and lay awake listening to the dogs. Had all theanbsp;...
|Title||:||In the Land of Oz|
|Publisher||:||A&C Black - 2011-09-05|