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Jill Conway reads from and discusses her book "The Road From Coorain"

BROADCAST: Jun. 15, 1989 | DURATION: 00:55:25

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Jill Conway refllects on living on the great plains of Australia as a young child in her book, "The Road From Coorain". Conway recalls not seeing any other children until she was 7 ears old. Growing up in the bush, meant isolation, said Conway. Because she wasn't around people often, and because she wasn't used to crowds, 2 or 3 people at a time was pretty scary. Conway found the city to be a sinister place that was very noisy.