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Snake Dancing by Roberta Sykes

Snake Dancing by Roberta Sykes

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Snake Dancing 

Part Two of Snake Dreaming Autobiography of a Black Woman

by Roberta Sykes

Allen & Unwin, 1998, paperback, ISBN 186448379

Very Good Condition, minor edge and shelf wear, minor rubbing and creasing (see photographs)

'Snake Dancing is the second volume of Roberta Sykes' three volume autobiography, Snake Dreaming.  It chronicles Roberta's increasing politicisation and involvement in the Black movement to the time of her invitation from Harvard to take up postgraduate study in the United States.
Struggling to overcome the effects of her ordeals in Snake Cradle, Roberta Sykes gradually moves into the national spotlight as a writer and as First Secretary of the Aboriginal Embassy set up in a tent on the lawns of Parliament House.  She details the dangerous, demanding and sometimes lonely life of an itinerant activist, and brings a human perspective to events that were often headline news around the world.'


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