Slipstream by Roger McDonald

Reviewed by
June 1982, no. 41
Nancy Keesing reviews 'Slipstream' by Roger McDonald

Slipstream

by Roger McDonald

University of Queensland Press, 388 pp

Slipstream by Roger McDonald

Reviewed by
June 1982, no. 41

Aviation was a myth still in the making to my generation of Australian children. We cricked our necks watching a patch of sky for Amy Johnson’s arrival and, indeed, whenever an aeroplane engine was heard aloft, as if the watching itself was a necessary act of will, or prayer, to ensure the safety of those magnificent men and women whose photographs showed them always ear-muffed, be-goggled and leather-jacketed, smiling and jauntily waving thumbs up to us their earthbound worshippers.

Nancy Keesing reviews 'Slipstream' by Roger McDonald

Slipstream

by Roger McDonald

University of Queensland Press, 388 pp

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