This intriguing tale opens with an anthropologist working among traditional Aboriginal people of the vast Central desert, when a white boy arrives suddenly in a truck with a dead body in the back and a fortune in gems stashed under the chassis.
He can't remember who he is but the elders think he is clever. They are gathered for their initiation ceremonies so the decide to include him.
Back in the city meanwhile, in 'civilisation', there is a nationwide search underway for the lost son of a wealthy media dynasty.
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