Thanks to Sonia who posted a comment during Indigenous Literature Week in 2015, I have had Marie Munkara’s novella A Most Peculiar Act on my radar for a while, and I was lucky that with great timing for #IndigLitWeek & #NAIDOC it came into the library this week. 1,109 more words
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In an era of systematic environmental destruction, Jean Giono’s story praises human generosity and inspires the rediscovery of creativity and sustainability
Jean Giono, The Man Who Planted Trees
Published 2015 by Harvill Secker, a Penguin Random House Company (first published 1953), 56p
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To see a human being reveal really exceptional qualities one must be able to observe his activities over many years.