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  • It's Raining in Mango

  • By: Thea Astley
  • Narrated by: Jan Friedl
  • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
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One family traced from the 1860s to the 1980s, beginning with Cornelius Laffey, an Irish-born journalist. Wresting his kin from the easy living of 19th century Sydney, he takes them to northern Queensland where thousands of hopefuls are digging for gold in the mud. The family confronts the horror of aboriginal dispossession, and Cornelius is sacked for reporting the slaughter. The cycles of generations turn, one over the other. Only some things change. That world and this world both have their Catholic priests, their bigots, their radicals.

©1987 Thea Astley (P)1998 Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd

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  • Reginald pelle
  • 27-01-2015

Amazing!

If it's raining in Mango, it is a rain full of outstanding and exquisite stories, reflect the ups and downs of Australian living. Marvellous!

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