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Description - Oh Lucky Country by Rosa R. Cappiello

Oh Lucky Country (Paese fortunato) uses first-person point of view to inflate migrant oppression to such absurdist proportions that its swirling narrative boils over into a maelstrom, washing away all migrant clichs. It is a witty, tragi-comic view of Australian society, culture and prejudice. Rosa Cappiello was born in Naples, Italy, in 1942. She migrated to Australia in 1971 with no knowledge of English and no skills and worked in various manual occupations. She published her first novel, I semi negri (The Black Seeds) in 1977 in Italy. In 1982, she was writer-in-residence at the University of Wollongong. She died in 2008 in Italy.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781920898977
ISBN-10: 1920898972
Format: Paperback / softback
(210mm x mm x mm)
Pages: 198
Imprint: Sydney University Press
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2010
Country of Publication: Australia

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