No Sugar

No Sugar

by

Jack Davis

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A traditional Australian bread. It is made simply, using only flour and water, but milk and baking soda can be added. Often cooked by travelers or campers, it is often made in the ashes of a campfire.
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Damper Term Timeline in No Sugar

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Act 1, Scene 3
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It is evening at the Government Well Reserve. Cissie prepares a damper (a kind of bread) for dinner. Joe and David play with bottlecaps, until Cissie calls... (full context)
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...David returns with an old bike he has spent the day repairing. Milly serves everyone damper and rabbit stew. Frank is grateful for the meal and the meat. Jimmy drinks as... (full context)
Act 1, Scene 6
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...Reserve. Gran builds a fire, David prepares for school, and Milly cooks breakfast—fried fat and damper. Sam complains that Jimmy, who is still in prison, is probably eating better than he... (full context)
Act 2, Scene 4
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...meet in a clearing on the Moore River Settlement. Mary has brought Joe a present: damper she made with emu fat and raisins. They talk as they eat. Mary has been... (full context)
Act 2, Scene 7
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...jail, but Jimmy says prison isn’t a big deal. Milly gives Joe a bit of damper, which is all she has. Joe bids her and Sam goodbye, though Milly cautions him... (full context)