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How do you reinvent yourself after a personal tragedy?
This is the true story of a man wanting to move forward by travelling back to where he was born, the Northern Territory.
Finishing up on a merciless cattle station where he wasn't taught to be a stockman but broken to fit the mould, he finds himself in the middle of race wars and deadly violence between white station managers and Aboriginal traditional land owners. As black power surges, his sympathy grows for an Indigenous elder and his besieged community ...
"I do know - we all know - that we still have a long way to go before true equality is achieved. For that reason - because we all know about slippery slopes - Atkinson's book is relevant, and worth reading."