The Drover's Wife

The Drover's Wife

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Tarantino meets Deadwood in this full-throttle drama of our colonial past. Henry Lawson's story of the Drover's Wife pits the stoic silhouette of a woman against the unforgiving Australian landscape, staring down a serpent-it's our frontier myth captured in a few pages. In Leah's new play the old story gets a very fresh rewrite. Once again the Drover's Wife is confronted by a threat in her yard, but now it's a man. He's bleeding, he's got secrets, and he's black. She knows there's a fugitive wanted for killing whites, and the district is thick with troopers, but something's holding the Drover's Wife back from turning this fella in...
Publisher: Strawberry Hills, NSW, Currency Press,, [2017]
Edition: Revised edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781760620974
Characteristics: xv, 60 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Lawson, Henry 1867-1922.

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