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River, The Paperback – 1 Oct 2011


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"Skillfully weaving together issues, history, anecdote and personal experience, this book is poignant, urgent environmental writing at its best." --"Better Homes and Gardens"

"Timely and revealing . . . an immensely readable travelogue, reveling in the rich heritage and character of the Australian bush." --"The Australian Bookseller & Publisher"

"Looks past the daily news reports and their sterile statistics, revealing the true impact of our rivers decline on the people who live along their shores and on the country as a whole." --"Campus Review"

"A moving and sadly accurate description of Australia's greatest river system." --"Age"

"Timely and revealing, "The River" is . . . an immensely readable travelogue, reveling in the rich heritage and character of the Australian bush." --Richard Bilkey, "Bookseller + Publisher"

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"Australia's major river system is collapsing. Parts of it are dying; parts of it are already dead. Australia's most significant river no longer reaches the sea. I look out into the dim autumn light and wonder once again how it has come to this "

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