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Boori Monty Pryor (1950–)

Boori Monty Pryor

PUBLICATION: Boori (Monty) Pryor with Meme McDonald, Maybe Tomorrow, Penguin Book, 1998, Melbourne SEX: Male BIRTH DATE: 1950 BIRTH PLACE: Townsville FIRST LANGUAGE: English SIGNIFICANT LOCALITIES: Townsville: Boori grew up in Garbutt, a poor suburb of Townsville on the east coast of Queensland. (p.77) He notes that the area was once owned by the Wulgurukabba people, but was first in Queensland to be depopulated by colonists. (p.81) Garbutt was established after the Department...

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