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Super-waterhole time

Jan 05, 2011 | 2 Comments

Super-waterhole time

The publication of Desert Tsunami by Peter Thorley at the beginning of 2010 was a great piece of synchronicity. Rarely was a non-fiction book better-timed, as Central Australia, in true Dorothea McKellar style, bounced out of its driest year into one of the two wettest since the bureau began keeping records in 1947. The tropical downpour that would have secured the year’s place in the record books was just twelve hours too late. Unfortunately, the earlier opportunities for promoting the book w...Read more