Another Country

Another Country Book

  • Author(s): Rothwell, Nicolas
  • Published: 2007
  • Publisher: Black Inc.

Abstract: For several years now, Nicolas Rothwell has travelled the length and breadth of Northern and Central Australia. This book tells the story of desert journeys and encounters with mystics and artists, explorers and healers. It also gathers together groundbreaking pieces on Aboriginal art and society, and on Darwin and the lure of the North. Another Country is a portrait of people and places. It is also a literary achievement - a mesmerising, many-faceted journey into the landscape, and beyond." Contents I. Pathfinders - The Keeper of the Lore The magical Mr Giles The Black Screen The call of the Yidaki II. The Lure of the North - Capital of the Second chance The FCA Goldsworthy The house on the hill Australia twice traversed The angels of annandale III. In The shadows - Meeka Borderline justice Dying days Lost for words Nowhere to go The perfect trap IV. Portraits - Hector Jandany Rusty Peters Daisy Andrews Jukuna Mona Chuguna Walangkura Napanangka George Ward Tjungurrayi Aubrey Tigan Billy Benn Perrurle Angelina George Joan Stokes V. Dream Places - Warbuton Wingellina Jirrawun: Beyond the Boab Jirrawun: Beyond the frontier Peppimenarti Ernabella Bidyadanga VI. Critical Questions - Crossing the divide Scams in the desert. Prologue (Imagined country) I. Pathfinders (The keeper of the lore ; The magical Mr Giles ; The black screen ; The call of the Yidaki) II. The lure of the north (Capital of the second chance ; The FCA ; Goldsworthy ; The hous eon the hill ; Australia twice traversed ; The Angels of Annandale) III. In the shadows (Meeka ; Borderline justice ; Dying days ; Lost for words ; Nowhere to go ; The perfect trap) IV. Portraits (Hector Jandany ; Rusty Peters ; Daisy Andrews ; Jukuna Mona Chuguna ; Walangkura Napanangka ; George Ward Tjungurrayi ; Aubrey Tigan ; Billy Benn Perrurle ; Angelina George ; Joan Stokes) V. Dream places (Warburton ; Wingellina ; Jirrawun : beyond the boab ; Jirrawun : beyond the frontier ; Peppimenarti ; Ernabella ; Bidyadanga) VI. Critical questions (Crossing the divide ; Scams in the desert) Epilogue (journey to Yankaltjunku)

Cite this document

Suggested Citation
Rothwell, Nicolas, 2007, Another Country, Book, viewed 17 July 2024, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5024.

Endnote Mendeley Zotero Export Google Scholar

Share this page

Search again