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A Handful of Sand

A Love Story Woven Into Violent Class Struggle During the French Invasion of Mexico

by Mary Louise McCaffrey

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Published by iUniverse, Inc. .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages342
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7559962M
ISBN 100595393489
ISBN 109780595393480
OCLC/WorldCa190904952

Written with a sensitive, candid, and perceptive hand, A Handful of Sand reveals the path Vincent Lingiari and other Gurindji elders took to achieve their land rights victory, and how their struggles in fact began, rather than ended, with Whitlam’s handback. A Handful of Sand is a significant book by a young researcher who has worked in and studied indigenous communities for many years. The story has been covered at length in the press, however this book provides a perspective missing from much daily journalism.

A Handful of Sand littleblackfox. Summary: the waves tipped with gold. After a long morning Bucky has little to show for it - a handful of stragglers along with a few larger fish spear caught, all quickly dispatched and stored in buckets of seawater. There had been a shoal of mackerel not long ago, too small for his net, so he could only. A Handful of Sand: the Gurindji Struggle After the Walk-off is my first book. It took the best part of ten years to write and was launched at the 50th anniversary festival of the Wave Hill Walk-off in Kalkaringi, It was shortlisted for the Prime Minister's History Award the following year. "An epic historical.

  8 Responses to “Handful of Sand book Review” Dear Charlie. What a fantastic review! All utterly deserved An erudite version of what I think of yr book. I hope it spreads far and wide. With love Biff. biffward said this on May 3, at pm | Reply. Thanks so much Biffy! It is cheering to have a recent. positive review.   Written with a sensitive, candid and perceptive hand, A Handful of Sand reveals the path Vincent Lingiari and other Gurindji elders took to achieve their land rights victory, and how their struggles in fact began, rather than ended, with Whitlam’s handback. About the Author Charlie Ward is a writer and historian, based in Darwin. He worked in 5/5(1).


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A Handful of Sand is a beautifully written book, that explores themes such as parenthood, lost or absence of faith, that through it's telling weaves the struggle for life in contemporary Croatia.

That explores the fragility of love and how easily that moment of intoxication becomes one of incomprehension 4/5(2).

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He started his literary career in with a short story, "Bhaganwale”. He became known as a novelist when he published the novel Marhi Da Deeva /5. A Handful of Sand is his first book. Series Editor – Sean Scalmer. Sean Scalmer teaches History at the University of Melbourne. His books include Dissent Events, The Little History of Australian Unionism and Gandhi in the West.

He is a co-editor of the journal Moving the Social. Now, after many years of research, A Handful of Sand tells the story behind the Gurindji people's famous Wave Hill Walk-off in and questions the meanings commonly attributed to Now, after many years of research, A Handful of Sand tells the story behind the Gurindji people's famous Wave Hill Walk-off in and questions the meanings commonly attributed to the return of their land by Gough Whitlam in /5.

Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ishikawa, Takuboku, Handful of sand. Boston: Jones, © (OCoLC) Get this from a library.

A handful of sand. [Takuboku Ishikawa] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library. A handful of sand. From the sandbox.

It was the cutest thing – she thought about me, and loved me so much that she wanted to bring a part of her day – SAND – to me as a gift. I think I started crying and, of course, thanked her profusely while doing what sentimental moms do and saving that handful of sand forever and ever in a ziplock bag.

Now, I’m drawing a line in the Gurindji sand. I threw most of my thirties at something, and that’s enough. Monash University Publishing are coming to the party.

As I hoped from its inception, the book will be out by August 23 rdthe 50 th anniversary of the Wave Hill Walk-Off. It’s called A Handful of Sand. A Handful of Dust is a devastatingly funny book that gives a glimpse into British society between the wars.

The book is about a man whose life falls apart. The hero of this novel is Tony Last who is a country gentleman, and things begin to go wrong for poor Tony when his wife decides that she really doesn't want live the life of a country gentleman's by: Handful of Sand book Review • May 3, • 8 Comments.

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Genre/Form: Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ishikawa, Takuboku, or Handful of sand. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press,© A Handful of Sand: Poems Hardcover – by Robert Deluty (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Robert Deluty.

A handful of sand Hardcover – January 1, by Takuboku Ishikawa (Author)Cited by: 1. A Handful of Sand is a love story and an ode to lost opportunity. Now far from his homeland, the novel's protagonist looks back on his life, from his childhood, university days and first working experience to more intimate emotional events, making critical observations on human relationships and human : Community Reviews.

Deluty is a master of the senryu (3-lined poems which capture the essence of keenly perceived, imagined, or remembered moments between or within human beings). A wonderful book 5/5. A Handful of Sand, is a love story and an ode to lost opportunity. Written as a duet for two ill - fated lovers, we follow their individual voices as they struggle to define their relationship beyond the initial spark, beyond that first euphoric moment/5.

Marinko Koščec’s A Handful of Sand is the autopsy of a passionate love affair. An artist and a publisher from Zagreb recount the stories of their lives leading up to the day they first met, weaving present and past, fantasy and self-analysis into a humane and utterly convincing novel.

A Handful of Sand (Modern Japanese Poets Series, Volume One) Hardcover – January 1, by Takuboku Ishikawa (Author)Author: Takuboku Ishikawa. A Handful of Sand is a love story and an ode to lost opportunity. Now far from his homeland, the novel's protagonist looks back on his life, from his childhood, university days and first working experience to more intimate emotional events, making critical observations on human relationships and human existence.Book Review: A Handful of Sand.

Book Review: A Handful of Sand. Febru southcapenet Regular Columns. Jewish Cape Town Tony Raphaely. Struik Travel and Heritage. Pen guin Random House. Review: Brian Joss. Now, after many years of research, A Handful of Sand tells the story behind the Gurindji people's famous Wave Hill Walk-off in and questions the meanings commonly attributed to the return of their land by Gough Whitlam in Pages: