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Some People Want to Shoot Me

A Memoir of Living in Two Cultures

Some People Want to Shoot Me( )
Author: Bergmann, Wayne
Dickie, Madelaine
Publication Date:Apr 2024
Publisher:Fremantle Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.95
Book Description:

' I' ve spent the majority of my life fighting for the rights of Traditional Owners. This has put me in the firing line. But I chose this job, I chose this political path. My family did not.' - Wayne BergmannIt' s Broome, 2010. Nyikina man Wayne Bergmann has just received a death threat. His wife has watched a friend cross the road to avoid speaking with her. His children are subject to intense schoolyard bullying. Bergmann, a boilermaker by trade, and lawyer, is chief executive of the...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.006 x 9.087 x 0.78 Inches
Book Weight:0.77 Pounds
Author Biography
Bergmann, Wayne (Author)

Madelaine Dickie spent a year living among the Sundanese people of West Java, Indonesia. She was on a Prime Minister┬┐s Australia Asia Endeavour Award to finish her first novel, and conducted research at Universitas Padjadjaran and Universitas Islam Bandung. She has won the 2014 City of Fremantle T.A.G. Hungerford Award for her unpublished manuscript Troppo.

Dickie received a $12,000 cash prize and a publishing contract with Fremantle Press. Her manuscript was selected from 61 entries by a panel of judges that included Delys Bird, Susan Midalia, Richard Rossiter and Fremantle Press publisher Georgia Richter. The T.A.G. Hungerford Award recognises an unpublished work of fiction or creative nonfiction by a West Australian author who has not previously published a work of fiction in book form.


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