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Robyn Davidson

Biography

Robyn Davidson

Robyn Davidson was born in Queensland, Australia, and is the author of TRACKS, the extraordinary account of her 1,700-mile journey across Australia with four camels, which won the 1980 Thomas Cook Travel Book Award and became a film in 2013. She has written extensively for National Geographic and other magazines, and is also the author of Desert Places, the novel Ancestors, and the essay collection Travelling Light. Ms. Davidson lives in London, India, and Australia. 

Robyn Davidson

Books by Robyn Davidson

by Robyn Davidson - Memoir, Nonfiction, Outdoor, Travel


Enduring sweltering heat, fending off poisonous snakes and lecherous men, chasing her camels when they get skittish and nursing them when they are injured, Davidson emerges as an extraordinarily courageous heroine driven by a love of Australia's landscape, an empathy for its indigenous people, and a willingness to cast away the trappings of her former identity. TRACKS is the compelling, candid story of her odyssey of discovery and transformation.