|author: Don Crick||shelved under: Fiction|
|date: 1972||publisher: Gold Star Publications|
|content type: book|
|description: What makes a young man of twenty years risk public ridicule or scorn to avoid fighting? Is it cowardice or bravery, stupidity or sanity, principle or wrong-headedness?|
A Different Drummer is not a political essay, but a powerful novel about the conscience of Australian youth.
In Australia today (1972) hundreds of young men are fighting against conscription. Many have gone into hiding, some have gone to jail. A Different Drummer is about one of them.