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Serpent Dust

by Debra Adelaide

Serpent Dust Synopsis

What was it like that day when the First Fleet sailed into Port Jackson? What was it like for those on board, and those who watched from the shore? Within two years of the Fleet's arrival, those watchers had suffered the shocking ravages of smallpox, their numbers decimated. The disease spread to Aboriginal people throughout the country with devastating results. But how did smallpox arrive in Australia? Vivid and deeply moving, Serpent's Dust explores the paradoxes of white attitudes and the tragedies of white occupation. it is a story of secrets, betrayal and frustrated ambition, grippingly told.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781742746258
Publication date: 28th September 2011
Author: Debra Adelaide
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia Random House Australia
Format: eBook
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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