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Sound recording

Author
Durack, Mary, 1913-1994
Title
Conversation with Mary Durack
Editor
De Berg, Hazel (interviewer)
Imprint
12 March
Contains
Sound
Description

Durack speaks of her childhood environment ; writing "Kings in grass castles" and the research this book entailed. She also speaks of her father's life as revealed in his diaries ; the people she admired during her youth ; her sister Elizabeth ; about life during the Depression years ; working as a cook on a station ; going to England in 1936 ; she speaks of her career as a journalist for The West Australian ; adjusting to married life ; her work on the Aboriginal Cultural Foundation.

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