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A fortunate life / A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper.

By: Facey, A. B. (Albert Barnett), 1894-1982.
Contributor(s): Juniper, Robert, 1929-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Camberwell, Vic. : Penguin, 2005Edition: Rev. ed.Description: 422 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 9780143003540 (pbk.).Subject(s): Facey, A. B. 1894-1982 | Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10 | Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Biography | Western Australia -- Social life and customsDDC classification: 920.71 Summary: "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 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."--Back cover.
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Item type Current location Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode Item reserves
Default Keilor Library (DIY)
Non-fiction BIOG 920.71 FACE Available I7710868
Default Sydenham Library (DIY)
Non-fiction BIOG 920.71 FACE Available IA2019134
Default Deer Park Library
Non-fiction BIOG 920.71 FACE Available IA2019135
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First published: Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1981.

"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 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."--Back cover.

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