Author Launches Book at Ute Muster

Ute Muster

One of Australia's best-selling female writers, Rachael Treasure, will return to the Deni Ute Muster to launch her latest book, The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare.

The Deni Ute Muster will be the first time the public get to have a look at the author's newest book, which will be officially launched for sale in bookstores on October 3.

Rachael will be on site at the 2011 Deni Ute Muster and Play on the Plains Festival on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1, signing copies of her new book.

"It will be great to return to the Deni Ute Muster, I was there two years ago launching a book and it was such a fabulous Australian event and the patrons were such a great group of people, I had to return to launch my latest book," she said.

The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare â€" a wonderfully entertaining and touching collection of short stories - full of warmth, heart and humour and with characters as lively and lovable as Rachael herself.

With personal introductions to each story the collection provides a fascinating and privileged insight into one of the stars of Australian fiction. Including favourite stories 'The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare' and 'The Evolution of Sadie Smith', as well as some earlier works â€" and most importantly, a number of entirely new stories.

The Girl and the Ghost-Grey Mare has all of Rachael Treasure's trademark warmth that examine contemporary issues related to agriculture and life on the land including succession planning, rural youth issues and relationships set within the Australian rural culture and traditions.

The Deniliquin Ute Muster and Play on the Plains Festival will also feature the world record blue singlet count, The Australian National Circle Work Championships TM, ute show and shine competition, ute driving competitions, a bullride spectacular and much more.

The on-stage entertainment line-up on the Essential Energy Stage includes Icehouse, Eskimo Joe, Guy Sebastian, Adam Brand, Troy Cassar-Daley and Luke Dickens on Saturday night, and Suzi Quatro, The Sunny Cowgirls, Adam Harvey and Beccy Cole, McAlister Kemp and Tori Darke on Friday night.

At ½ time of the AFL Grand Final broadcast live on the big screen, Mental As Anything will be live and loud on the stage at the Deni Ute Muster!

Festival passes include all entertainment and camping onsite and children under 13 years are admitted free!

Tickets are available online or from Sanity stores. Tickets and festival information are available online at www.deniutemuster.com.au or phone Festival HQ on (03) 5881 3388.


Posted By mick on 7th September 2011

Updated : 6th January 2012 | Words : 421 | Views : 24837

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