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Ruby Moonlight (Prizewinner NSW Premier's Awards 2013 - Poetry + Book of the Year)

Ruby Moonlight (Prizewinner NSW Premier's Awards 2013 - Poetry + Book of the Year)

Author: Ali Cobby Eckermann
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Ruby Moonlight, a novel of the impact of colonisation in mid north South Australia around 1880. The main character, Ruby, refugee of a massacre, shelters in the woods where she befriends an Irishman trapper. The poems convey how fear of discovery is overcome by the need for human contact, which, in a tense unravelling of events, is forcibly challenged by an Aboriginal lawman. The natural world is richly observed and Ruby's courtship is measured by the turning of the seasons.


Winner of the 2012 Deadly Award for Outstanding Achievement in Literature

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General Fields

  • : 9781921248511
  • : Magabala Books
  • : Magabala Books
  • : May 2012
  • : 198mm X 145mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ali Cobby Eckermann
  • : Paperback
  • : 512
  • : en
  • : 80