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A fortunate life

Author: A B Facey; Robert Juniper
Publisher: Ringwood, Vic. : Penguin, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Born in 1894, Albert 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 true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a  Read more...
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Named Person: A B Facey; A B Facey
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B Facey; Robert Juniper
ISBN: 0140079459 9780140079456 0140081674 9780140081671
OCLC Number: 27509073
Notes: Originally published: Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1981.
Description: 330 pages : illustrations, map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper.

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Born in 1894, Albert 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 true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full - the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.

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