Life in the Burragorang by Jim Barrett

Life in the Burragorang

ISBN: 9780646260545
Price: AU$15.00 +p&h
Author: Jim Barrett

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What makes Burragorang so special? It is not so much an emotive response to the fact that a scenically beautiful valley had to be drowned in order to satisfy a city's need for water. Beautiful it was before, and beautiful it is now, but in my mind the reason for its 'special-ness' is more philosophical . . .

The circumstances under which the Valley was settled are twofold: the controversial issues of convict emancipation in Australia, and the attempts to breach the western barrier which constrained the development of the young colony.

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