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Life class : the education of a biographer

Author: Brenda Niall
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Life Class: The Education of a Biographer Brenda Niall describes her own life-journey, from childhood in the Melbourne suburb of Kew; her convent education; her university studies cut short by family tragedy. Her first job, as editor of B.A. Santamaria's Catholic Action journal Rural Life, brought her suddenly and unexpectedly close to the dramatic events of 1954 when ALP leader Dr. Evatt attacked Santamaria's
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Niall, Brenda.
Life class.
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608201624
Online version:
Niall, Brenda.
Life class.
Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)631160662
Named Person: Brenda Niall; Brenda Niall
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brenda Niall
ISBN: 9780522853438 0522853439
OCLC Number: 131109515
Awards: Shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Literary Award - Nettie Palmer Prize for Non-Fiction 2007.
Shortlisted for Victorian Premier's Literary Award 2007.
Description: xiv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Brenda Niall.

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Retraces the author's own footsteps to discuss the pleasures of biographical discovery and the pitfalls-technical, personal and moral-of entering other peoples' lives. Her biographical adventures  Read more...
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