When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s by Keith Willey

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May 1985, no. 70

When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s by Keith Willey

Collins, $8.95 pb, 232 pp, index

When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s by Keith Willey

by
May 1985, no. 70

Keith Willey died on 6 September 1984. He had just submitted the manuscript of what was to be his last book. A study of Australian humour in adversity titled You Might As Well Laugh Mate, it summed up the man, not least in his last days. Sardonic, self-effacing, unashamedly Australian.

Maurice French reviews 'When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s' by Keith Willey

When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s

by Keith Willey

Collins, $8.95 pb, 232 pp, index

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