Description That Deadman Dance de Kim Scott:
Acclaimed Australian writer Scott draws on his Aboriginal heritage in a sweeping novel that reimagines the story of colonizer and colonized with fresh lyrical power and hopeful vision. Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for the South East Asia and Pacific Region.
Kim Scott was born in 1957 to a white mother and Aboriginal father. His first novel, "True Country," was published in 1993. His second, "Benang: From the Heart, "won the 2000 Miles Franklin Award and the Western Australia Premier's Book Award. He has also published short stories and poetry. Scott currently lives in Western Australia with his wife and two children.