Author(s): Ruby Langford Ginibi
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.