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An eye for eternity : the life of Manning Clark

Author: Mark McKenna
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : MUP, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mark McKenna's biography of this giant of Australia's cultural landscape is informed by his reading of Clark's extensive private letters, journals and diaries - many that have never been read before. This book paints a sweeping portrait of the man who gave Australians the signature account of their own history. It tells of his friendships with Patrick White and Sidney Nolan. It details an urgent and dynamic  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: C M H Clark; C M H Clark
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark McKenna
ISBN: 9780522856170 0522856179
OCLC Number: 700012783
Description: 1 v.
Responsibility: Mark McKenna.

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More than any other historian in the twentieth century, Manning Clark inspired the love and loathing of political parties, professional colleagues and the general public. This title tells his story  Read more...

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