Author(s): Inga Clendinnen
Dancing with Strangers reconstructs the difficult path to friendship and conciliation pursued by Arthur Phillip and the local leader 'Bennelong' (Baneelon) and then traces the painful destruction of that hard-won friendship as profound cultural differences asserted themselves.
Winner of NSW Premier's Literary Award 2004 and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards: Best History Book 2004 and Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize - Fiction 2004. Shortlisted for Courier-Mail Book of the Year Award 2004 and Age Book of the Year 2004 and Westfield/Waverley Library Literary Award 2004 and Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2004.
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