Don't Take Your Love to Town

Author(s): Ruby Langford Ginibi

Australia | Biography

Ruby Langford Ginibi's bestselling first book is now back in print.With sales of over 30,000 copies since publication in 1988, Don't Take Your Love to Townis now a seminal work of Indigenous memoir. It has been set for HSC over a number of years and is one of the most important Indigenous life stories to be published in Australia.Ruby Langford Ginibi is a remarkable woman whose sense of humour has endured through all the hardships she has experienced. Her first volume of memoir is a story of extraordinary courage in the face of poverty and tragedy. She writes about the changing ways of life in Aboriginal communities - rural and urban; the disintegration of traditional lifestyles and the sustaining energy that has come from the renewal of Aboriginal culture in recent years.As a tribute to her life and work, this rejacketed edition of Don't Take Your Love to Townis being published to coincide with Ruby's new memoir, All My Mob.


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780702235955
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : University of Queensland Press
  • : January 2007
  • : 198mm X mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ruby Langford Ginibi
  • : Paperback
  • : Reprinted edition
  • : en
  • : very good
  • : 269