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Facey, A. B. (Albert Barnett) 1894-1982

Works: 35 works in 141 publications in 5 languages and 1,616 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  History  Juvenile works  Interviews 
Roles: Author
Classifications: CT2808.F27, 920.71
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A fortunate life by A. B Facey( Book )

29 editions published between 1980 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in 1894, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the Gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a 'fortunate' one
A fortunate life( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At eight years old, an impoverished Bert Facey was forced to start the backbreaking, dawn-to-dusk life of a farm labourer. Unschooled, his father dead, abandoned by his mother, by the age of twenty he had survived the rigours of pioneering the harsh Australian bush and the slaughter of the bloody WWI campaign at Gallipoli"--Container
Sunburnt country by Joyce Shiner( )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunburnt Country is an outstanding selection of autobiographical stories and short fiction about Australia and Australians. From childhood, through adolescence, work and marriage, to old age, these stories provide a lively, at times moving, sometimes funny, glimpse into many aspects of life in Australia
A Fortunate Life illustrations by Robert Juniper by A. B Facey( Book )

1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Extraordinary life of an ordinary bloke A.B.Facey's A Fortunate Life: The epic Australian miniseries by A. B Facey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Part I: Starting Out (1897-1905) Bert Facey's tormented early years through his father's death and harsh economic depression Part II: Bush Schooling (1905-1908) Bert goes to work for the Phillips, a childless couple who treat him as one of the family Part III: Journey (1908-1914) Reunited with his mother after 12 years, Bert soon moves north to seek work. Part IV: Providence (1914-1916) A champion prize fighter, Bert enlists when WWI breaks out, surviving the nightmare of Gallipoli
Perspectives on Australia: a fortunate life by John DIXON( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Albert Facey, 'A Fortunate life' by A. B Facey( Recording )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A fortunate life by A. B Facey( Recording )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This is the extraordiary life of an ordinary man. It is the story of Albert Facey, who lived with simple honesty, compassion and courage. An orphan who started work at the age of eight on the rough West Australian frontier, Facey struggled as an itinerant rural worker, survived Gallipoli, the loss of his farm in the Depression, the death of his son in World War I and that of his beloved wife after sixty devoted years
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A fortunate life
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Albert Facey australischer Autor

Facey, A. B

Facey, A. B. 1894-1982

Facey, Albert Barnett 1894-1982

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