Cover of: Drylands | Beaumont, Peter

Drylands

environmental management and development.
  • 505 Pages
  • 3.93 MB
  • 9307 Downloads
  • English
by
Routledge , London
Arid regions., Desert resources develop
SeriesThe natural environment : problems and management series, The natural environment
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC55
The Physical Object
Paginationxix,505p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22211214M
ISBN 100415004578

Drylands is a small, dying, drought-stricken town in outback Queensland, that lives up to its name, in relation to both its climate and its culture.

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Janet Deakin, who runs the local newsagency, still considered a new-comer after 5 years, sits in the room above the shop, in the evenings, trying to write Thea Astley is a prolific Australia writer /5. This book, which capped her illustrious career, is her greatest literary achievement.

It's about a remote town and its remote people. Janet Deakin resides in Drylands, struggling to retain a bookstore, which is nothing more than a newsagency.

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8 CHAPTER 1 ~ Drylands, people and land use FIGURE 2 Major soil types of drylands Source: World Soil Resources Map. FAO/EC/ISRIC, Soils of Footslopes (6%) Regosols Soils of the Lowlands (5%) Fluvisols, Gleysols, Planosols Cracking Clay Soils (5%) Vertisols Saline and Sodic Soils (4%) Solonetz, Solonchaks, Salt Flats Slightly Weathered Soils (4%) Cambisols Very File Size: 1MB.

In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader.

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Little has changed in her 50 years, except for the coming of cable TV. Loneliness ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. In her flat above Drylands’ newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world’s last reader.

Little has changed here in 50 years, except for the coming of cable TV.

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Loneliness is almost a religion, and still everyone knows your business. The town is being outmanoeuvred by drought and begins to empty, pouring itself [ ]. In her flat above Drylands' newsagency, Janet Deakin is writing a book for the world's last reader.

Little has changed here in 50 years, except for the coming of cable TV. Loneliness is almost a religion, and still everyone knows your business.

The town is being outmanoeuvred by drought and begins to empty, pouring itself out like water into sand/5(2).