Children of the Desert.

By: Wallace, Phyl and Noel.

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Quarto, hardcover (slick, full-color photo. illus. boards), full-color photo. illus. endpapers, 61 pp. Illustrated with numerous photographs. Fine (as New); in a Near-Fine dust jacket with former-owner's neatly inked notation to flap. From dust jacket: This new revised edition of Children of the desert has been published in response to the many people who have written to the Wallaces from all over the world asking what has happened to the children of the Desert People since the book was first published....Children of the Desert is an apt description of the children of the Pitjantjatjara people, for this tribe still live their nomadic lives in the heart of Australia, their only contact with the white man or the white man's civilisation being the missionaries, the welfare officers and the passing anthropologist. Through this book Phyl and Noel Wallace share with us their discoveries about these Aboriginals and, more especially, their children... Although Noel Wallace's very fine photographs make the first impact, the text is as skilful and as illuminating. In a series of anecdotes Phyl brings these children to life...

Title: Children of the Desert.

Author Name: Wallace, Phyl and Noel.

Categories: South Pacific,

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia: Thomas Nelson (Australia) Limited, (1977). Revised Edition.:

Seller ID: 2963bd