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A Hostile Beauty Life on Macquarie Island

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By: Alistair Dermer(Author), Danielle Wood(Author)
208 pages, colour photos
A Hostile Beauty
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There are few places today that are truly wild. Macquarie Island is still one such place a small, wind-blasted rocky outcrop between Tasmania and Antarctica. In exquisite pictures and words, A Hostile Beauty tells the story of this extraordinary Australian outpost teeming with life. Alistair Dermer's stunning photography gives us an up-close look at the lives of the inhabitants: gentle gentoo penguins, engorged elephant-seal bulls and scavenging skuas.

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Alistair Dermer spent six months on Macquarie Island over the summero of 2001-02, working as a research assistant and living in a small cabin on the east coast, each day capturing te rugged beauty of the island with his two alaogue cameras. He works in natural-resource management and is devoted to our natural herigate. He has worked with the Australian Antarctic Division, Conservation Volunteers Australia, Birds Australia and most recently with Bush Heritage Australia.

Danielle Wood lectures in writing at the University of Tasmania and is author of the award-winning fiction books The Alphabet of Light and Dark and Rosie Little's Cautionary Tales for Girls. She visited Macquarie ISland in 1998 while working as a media officer for the Parks and Wildlife Service and the iland's beauty and wildness have been an ongiong inspiration for her writing.

Art / Photobook
By: Alistair Dermer(Author), Danielle Wood(Author)
208 pages, colour photos
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