Half A Lifetime

by Judith Wright

Publisher: The Text Publishing Company

Publication Date: September 01, 1999

ISBN: 9781876485061

Binding: Hardback

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She remembers her first encounters with words and the emergence of her consciousness of self. She movingly describes her mother?s death. And she recounts her resolution to escape from this world she loved in order to be free.In Brisbane during the war Wright met Jack McKinney, a philosopher who became her lover, and her intellectual companion in her commitment to the environment, the rights of Aboriginal people, and the possibility of leading a just life.Half a Lifetime includes a number of Wright?s best-loved poems, and many never before published photographs. Sensuous, honest and intelligent, this is an unforgettable autobiography by a great Australian writer.