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A Fortunate Life

A Fortunate Life

Fremantle Press Treasures

By A B Facey

Hardback | ISBN 9781925591385

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A true classic of Australian literature, Facey's simply penned story offers a unique window onto the history of Australian life through the greater part of the twentieth century - the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.

First sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer, farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then being rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy. He survived Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression, lost a son in the Second World War, and met his beloved Evelyn, with whom he shared nearly sixty years of marriage. Despite enduring unimaginable hardships, Facey always saw his life as a fortunate one.

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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9781925591385
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Publisher: Fremantle Press
Number of pages: 484
Width (mm): 135
Height (mm): 185
Depth (mm): 38

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