"DEADLY UNNA" by Phillip Gwynnei (Phillip Gwynne (Other works :…
"DEADLY UNNA" by Phillip Gwynnei
Perspective / Context
Racism in home town? Area? Country?
Yes/ probably. We dont see it much as what the aboriginals do.
What do we already know about this topic?
The situation that surrounds aboriginal treatment as Inverell show what is happening as there isn't much racism but there isn't non.
3.2/5 good reads.com
the story of two young boys as they come to terms with the realities of racism in regional south Australia
3.5 out of 5 wordpress.com
interracial friendship between Australian football teammates
Gary “Blacky” Black (white)
Nunga Dumby Red
Deadly Unna is about a teenage boy named Gary black And he finds out about the racial predudice in his town.
Based on interracial friendships in Australia between team mates on a football team
Values, Belonging, Identity, Race and Racism, Reconciliation
Phillip was awarded the Australian Centenary Medal in the 2001 Queen's New Years Honours List for his services to Australian society and literature.
Sold over 500 000 books but still carnt afford to pay his debt
Other works :
Bring Back Cerberus (2013)
Jetty Rats (2004)
Catch the Zolt (2013)
He became a author at 35 before that he was a computer programmer
Currently 69 years of age
Phillip was born in 1958.
Graduated as Marine Biologist
"Indigenous" Perspective Texts
Aboriginal people and their perspectives
Links to the English
-texts which are widely regarded as quality literature.
-a widely defined Australian literature, including texts that give insights into Aboriginal experiences in Australia.
-texts written about intercultural experiences.
-a wide range of cultural, social and gender perspectives, popular and youth cultures.
-texts that include aspects of environmental and social sustainability.