The publication of this book has created somewhat of a storm in a teacup. Melbourne researcher, Maja Sainisch-Plimer, demanded its recall, claiming the book misrepresented the findings of her research over the twenty years. The publisher, Graeme Ryan, placed a Notice to Bookshops in the book pages of The Age claiming unfair practice and advising bookshops ‘to confidently display and sell A ... (read more)
Jim Morgan grew up in Adelaide and between 1971 and 1985 ran pastoral country in South Australia not far from Broken Hill. His fourth nerve! ,Fat of the Land (Allen & Unwin) was published last August (1998).