The Ballad of Desmond Kale

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The Ballad of Desmond Kale
Author Roger McDonald
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Novel
Publisher Vintage, Australia
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 638
ISBN 1-74166-114-5
OCLC 225200464
Preceded by Mr Darwin's Shooter
Followed by When Colts Ran

The Ballad of Desmond Kale is a Miles Franklin Award-winning novel by Australian author Roger McDonald.


For Lorna McDonald
with love and thanks
for gifts of conversation, friendship, and example
over a lifetime

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
The White Earth
Miles Franklin Award recipient
Succeeded by