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The Drover's Wife

By Leah Purcell

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Format: Paperback, 130 pages
Published In: Australia, 01 June 2017
Tarantino meets Deadwood in this full-throttle drama of our colonial past. Henry Lawson's story of the Drover's Wife pits the stoic silhouette of a woman against the unforgiving Australian landscape, staring down a serpent-it's our frontier myth captured in a few pages. In Leah's new play the old story gets a very fresh rewrite. Once again the Drover's Wife is confronted by a threat in her yard, but now it's a man. He's bleeding, he's got secrets, and he's black. She knows there's a fugitive wanted for killing whites, and the district is thick with troopers, but something's holding the Drover's Wife back from turning this fella in...A taut thriller of our pioneering past, The Drover's Wife is full of fury, power and has a black sting to the tail, reaching from our nation's infancy into our complicated present.

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WINNER OF: Best Drama and the Victorian Prize for Literature, Victorian Premiers Literary Awards (2017). Nick Enright Prize for Playwriting and Book of the Year, NSW Premier's Literary Awards (2017). Best New Australian Work, Sydney Theatre Awards (2016). Balnaves Foundation Indigenous Playwrights Award (2014)

EAN: 9781760620974
ISBN: 1760620971
Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd
Dimensions: 21 x 13.7 centimetres
Age Range: 15+ years
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