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CollectionsANU Pandanus Books
Title: Jack
Author(s): Johnson, Judy, 1961-
Date published: 2006
Publisher: Canberra, ACT : Pandanus Books, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University.
Series/Report no.: Pandanus poetry
This fast-paced verse novel is set on a pearling lugger in the Torres Strait in the 1930s. Using historical evidence from the documentary record and the participants themselves, Japanese, Islander, Aboriginal and European, Judy Johnson offers insights into life at sea as part of one of the most dangerous occupations, where divers routinely died or were crippled by the bends.
ISBN: 9781740762052
Other Identifiers: b22869773


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