Hardcover: 247 pages
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd (July 1, 2000)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.7 x 8.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 5342303
Format: PDF ePub TXT book
Raki is the Australian Aboriginal generic word for rope; the unifying metaphor of Wongar's novel, representing the conquered or bound state of two sets of oppressed peoples. From the confines of an outback Australian prison cell to war-torn Serbia, Raki invokes a powerful story of struggle -- the struggle to uphold traditions and nurture memory in the face of human devastation.Drawing on tragic similarities between the forced separation of Aborig...