Doris Pilkington Garimara

Indigenous Australian author

1937   -   2014

country of citizenship: Australia
language of expression: English
occupation: writer, nurse
award received: Member of the Order of Australia

Doris Pilkington Garimara (born Nugi Garimara; c. 1 July 1937 – 10 April 2014), also known as Doris Pilkington, was an Australian author. She wrote Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence (1996), a story of three Aboriginal girls, among them Pilkington's mother, Molly Craig, who escaped from the Moore River Native Settlement in Western Australia and travelled 2,414 km (1,500 miles) for nine weeks to return to their family.
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Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence

book by Doris Pilkington Garimara

author: Doris Pilkington Garimara


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