The Lambing Flat
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First edition cover
|Publisher||University of Queensland Press|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|Pages||273 pp (first edition, paperback)|
|ISBN||ISBN 0-7022-3386-2 (first edition, paperback)|
|LC Class||PR9619.4.N49 L36 2003|
The novel is set in the mid-nineteenth century Australian gold rushes.
The main characters are
- Ella, the daughter of a grazier, who grew up on an isolated, drought-ridden Queensland property.
- Lok and his father who come from China in search of gold. They are caught up in the infamous Lambing Flat riots.
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