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Re: Recommended Reading

Closer to home for you TDW would be:

The white divers of Broome, the true story of a fatal experiment

by: John Bailey

About the pearling industry circa 1912 and the attempt to rid the industry of Asians.
A really shocking read about work practices over 100 years go that are chillingly reminders of some things going on today.


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