When the Sky Fell Down: The destruction of the tribes of the Sydney region 1788–1850s
Collins, $8.95 pb, 232 pp, index
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.