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Born in a blizzard, Les Leong is adopted into a Chinese,Australian family. He grows up in the declining gold town of Kiandra in the NSW Snowy mountains and lives through a time in Australia now long past.
Les lives the life of a bushman among a captivating array of characters. He has adventures _ and misadventures _ in the city too.
As Les ages, he learns what Australia and the high country really mean, and pursues a quest for understanding bequeathed by Aboriginal forebears.
Seeing Through Snow is a captivating blend of imagination and history.
Matthew Higgins has skied and bushwalked in the Australian high country since he first visited Kiandra as a kid. He is an award-winning historian and short-film-maker who during the past thirty years has worked with many of AustraliaIs leading national cultural institutions in Canberra. This is his sixth book and first novel.