The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Tredinnick

The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral download free [PDF and Ebook] by Mark Tredinnick year 2009
  • Book name: The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral
  • Author: Mark Tredinnick
  • Release date: 2009/5/5
  • Publisher: MILKWEED EDITIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781571313201
  • Rating: 7.73 of 10
  • Votes: 592
  • Review by: Lorelai Ballard
  • Review rating: 8.35 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/15
  • Total pages: 255
  • Includes a PDF summary of 24 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Located in the Blue Mountains southwest of Sydney, the Blue Plateau is a contrary collection of canyons and creeks, cow paddocks and eucalyptus forests, the first people and ranchers. This book reveals the plateau through its inhabitants: the Gundungurra people who were there first and still remain; the Maxwell family, who tried, but failed, to tame the land; the affable, impoverished, often drunken ranchers and firefighters; and the author himself, a poet trying to insinuate his citified self into a rugged landscape defined by drought, fire, and scarcity. Like the works of Peter Mathiessen, Barry Lopez, and William Least Heat-Moon, The Blue Plateau is a deep examination of place that transcends genre, incorporating poetry, people's history, ecology, mythology, and memoir to reveal how humanity and nature intertwine to create a home. Elegiac and intimately composed, this vivid portrait of a rugged wilds expands readers' sense of the place they call home.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 10H37M30S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Australasian & Pacific History, Social Impact Of Environmental Issues, Applied Ecology, Poetry By Individual Poets, Poetry Books
  • Available formats: TXT, TCR, EPUB, PDF, HTML, MobiPocket, DOC, WORD. Compressed in RAR, CPIO, 7Z, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x217x18mm
  • Weight: 358g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Minneapolis, MN, Canada
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