The White Divers of Broome: The True Story of a Fatal Experiment

Author(s): John Bailey


The True Story of a Fatal Experiment1912 Broome was as much 'Asian' as 'Australian'. The town thrived on the hugely profitable, but extremely dangerous, pearl shell industry. It was a frontier town where racial tensions simmered. This is a gripping narrative that echoes with many of the same fears and hopes as society today. Winner of NSW Premier's History Award: Community and Regional History 2002.

2002. A paperback copy in very good condition.


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  • : 9780330363389
  • : Pan Macmillan Australia
  • : Pan Australia
  • : books

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  • : 320
  • : 639.412099414
  • : Paperback
  • : John Bailey