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Wild Cat Falling
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This was the first novel by a writer of Aboriginal blood to be published in Australia and in 1965 marked a unique literary event.
Wild Cat Falling is the story of an Australia Aboriginal youth who grows up on the ragged outskirts of a country town. He falls into petty crime, goes to gaol and comes out to do battle once more with the society that put him there.
Mudrooroo is active in Aboriginal cultural affairs and is a prolific writer.
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Published in 1965, this was the first novel by a writer of aboriginal blood published in Australia. It is the story of an aboriginal youth, a "bodgie" of the early sixties, who grows up on the outskirts of a country town, falls into petty crime, goes to gaol, and comes out to do battle once more with the society that put him there.
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