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The Land Before Avocado

Richard Glover Richard Glover

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ABC/ Bolinda Audio
01 November 2018
Humanities; Humour
There's plenty of nostalgia right now for the Australia of the past, but what was it really like?

In The Land Before Avocado, Richard Glover takes a journey to an almost unrecognisable Australia. It's a vivid portrait of a quite peculiar land: a place that is scary and weird, dangerous and incomprehensible, and now and then surprisingly appealing.

It's the Australia of his childhood. The Australia of the late '60s and early '70s.

Let's break the news now: they didn't have avocado.

It's a place of funny clothing and food that was appalling, but amusingly so. It is also the land of staggeringly awful attitudes - often enshrined in law - towards anybody who didn't fit in.

The Land Before Avocado will make you laugh and cry, feel angry and inspired. And leave you wondering how bizarre things were, not so long ago.

Most of all, it will make you realise just how far we've come - and how much further we can go.
By:   Richard Glover
Read by:   Richard Glover
Imprint:   ABC/ Bolinda Audio
Country of Publication:   Australia
Edition:   Unabridged edition
ISBN:   9781489465030
ISBN 10:   1489465030
Publication Date:   01 November 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   CD-Audio
Publisher's Status:   Active

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