Black Diggers

Black Diggers


Tom Wright

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Murrumbidgee Term Analysis

A major river that flows through various Indigenous lands in New South Wales, including the family land to which Bertie returns after the war.
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Murrumbidgee Term Timeline in Black Diggers

The timeline below shows where the term Murrumbidgee appears in Black Diggers. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Act Two
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In the woods near the Murrumbidgee river in 1927, Bertie’s Grandad laments that the formerly beautiful land has grown covered with... (full context)