True North: The Story Of Mary And Elizabeth Durack

by Brenda Niall
True North: The Story Of Mary And Elizabeth Durack

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Growing up in suburban Perth in the 1920s, the two Durack girls were fascinated by tales of the pioneering past of their ancestors in the remote north. A year spent together on those fabled cattle stations in their early twenties ignited their lifelong love of the Kimberley, along with a growing unease about the situation of the Aboriginal people employed there. Through war, love affairs, children and eventual old age, the Duracks continued to write and paint, inspired by the region - their closely intertwined creative lives telling of a uniquely Australian story.
About the book

Growing up in suburban Perth in the 1920s, the two Durack girls were fascinated by tales of the pioneering past of their ancestors in the remote north. A year spent together on those fabled cattle stations in their early twenties ignited their lifelong love of the Kimberley, along with a growing unease about the situation of the Aboriginal people employed there. Through war, love affairs, children and eventual old age, the Duracks continued to write and paint, inspired by the region - their closely intertwined creative lives telling of a uniquely Australian story.