The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral [Audiobook] download free by Mark Tredinnick

The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral Audiobook download free by Mark Tredinnick
  • Listen audiobook: The Blue Plateau: An Australian Pastoral
  • Author: Mark Tredinnick
  • Release date: 2009/12/11
  • Publisher: MILKWEED EDITIONS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9781571313201
  • Rating: 7.86 of 10
  • Votes: 679
  • Review by: Malcolm Broughton
  • Review rating: 8.92 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/4
  • Duration: 3H7M5S in 256 kbps (51 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-07
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MPEG4, AAC, WMA, MP3, WAV, FLAC (compression ZIP, AZW3, GZ, RAR, ACE)
  • Total pages original book: 255
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 16M9S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Located in the Blue Mountains southwest of Sydney, the Blue Plateau is a contrary collection of canyons and creeks, cow paddocks and eucalyptus forests, the first people and ranchers. This book reveals the plateau through its inhabitants: the Gundungurra people who were there first and still remain; the Maxwell family, who tried, but failed, to tame the land; the affable, impoverished, often drunken ranchers and firefighters; and the author himself, a poet trying to insinuate his citified self into a rugged landscape defined by drought, fire, and scarcity. Like the works of Peter Mathiessen, Barry Lopez, and William Least Heat-Moon, The Blue Plateau is a deep examination of place that transcends genre, incorporating poetry, people's history, ecology, mythology, and memoir to reveal how humanity and nature intertwine to create a home. Elegiac and intimately composed, this vivid portrait of a rugged wilds expands readers' sense of the place they call home.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Poetry By Individual Poets, Australasian & Pacific History, Applied Ecology, Poetry Books, Social Impact Of Environmental Issues
  • Download servers: Dropbox, Torrent, Uploaded, FileServe, Tresorit, Microsoft OneDrive, JustCloud, MEGA. Compressed in ZIP, AZW3, GZ, RAR, ACE
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.11 USD
  • Dimensions: 150x217x18mm
  • Weight: 358g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Minneapolis, MN, Canada

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