Wharton, Herb, 1936-

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Herb Wharton was born in Cunnamulla, Queensland and began work as a drover in his teenage years. His maternal grandmother was of the Kooma people and his grandfathers were Irish and English. He has travelled extensively throughout Australia and abroad and is a prominent lecturer in Australian indigenous literature and culture. He has published essays, poetry and book reviews. He was highly commended in the 1990 David Unaipon Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers.


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Revised, KK, 21-May-2020




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Revised with LC authority identifier, KK, 21-May-2020

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