Growing Pineapples In The Outback

byTony Kelly, Rebecca Lister

Paperback | June 3, 2020

Growing Pineapples In The Outback by Tony Kelly
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When Rebecca Lister and Tony Kelly move from Melbourne to Mount Isa to care for Rebecca’s elderly mother, Diana, they have no idea what they’ve signed up for. The isolation, sweltering heat and limited employment opportunities make settling into the mining town a challenge. While Rebecca deals with her mother’s declining health and delves into her own past, Tony takes on a new role in native title law. However, caring for Diana – a witty, crossword-loving 92-year-old – proves to be a more enriching experience than either Tony or Rebecca thought possible. As they make deeper connections to the land and community, they find themselves flourishing in a most unexpected place. Growing Pineapples in the Outback explores the highs and lows of caring for an ageing parent, while also celebrating the rewards of a simpler life.
Tony Kelly is a native title lawyer and is currently CEO of First Nations Legal and Research Services in Melbourne. Tony previously worked as a social worker specialising in at-risk young people and as a park ranger in the Northern Territory. Tony is a semi-regular contributor to The Big Issue with stories about open water swimming and...
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Title:Growing Pineapples In The OutbackFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:272 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.68 inPublished:June 3, 2020Publisher:University of Queensland PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0702254126

ISBN - 13:9780702254123

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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