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Some feedback from readers

(Dr) Geoff Mosley, Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy The CASSE position on economic growth may be e-signed at:

‘The Red Sands of Hattah corroborates my belief that there is no case for killing kangaroos anywhere. If they are hemmed in, as many are, there are other ways of dealing with the situation than killing them. Of course, being hemmed in, as they are in Hattah Kulkyne National Park, is the result of bad planning. Such fences also undermine the capacity of kangaroos to adjust to changes in climate. Peter Preuss’ book provides us all with the proof that there is something rotten in Australia in the way we treat our kangaroos’.

Allyssa Wormald, President of the Victorian Kangaroo Alliance

The author of The Red Sands of Hattah, Peter Preuss, was President of the Australian Wildlife Protection Council during much of the 1980s and early 90s. He has written this novel to inspire contemporary defenders of wildlife. It is an engaging and enlightening read about an incredible and hard-fought campaign. Highly recommended!

Nikki, Red Box Wildlife Shelter

Thank you for putting this book together. May future generations reel in horror of what 'once was'.

Christine Joy, Murrup Biik Public Art

It's a book after my own heart completely as I love kangaroos and hate roo shooting so I'm so grateful to you for creating the book.

Milton (The inspiration for the character Tim in the book)

This is a story about how things are but also about how things should be. Peter’s story provides an important insight into our dubious stewardship of our national Totem. The story is complex, but in Peter’s passionate retelling of real past events the reader can’t help but be engaged and drawn along. It’s a must read for young adults grappling with the incompatible words and actions of our country’s leaders. A pricking of our collective conscience that should make us all question our relationship to our country.