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Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia.
Born in 1894, and first sent to work at the age of nine, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer and farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy, surviving Gallipoli, raising a family through the Depression, losing a son in the Second World War, and meeting 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.
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.
ISBN: 9781925591408 ISBN-10: 1925591409 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 432 Published: 21st April 2018 Publisher: Fremantle Press Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 13.2
Weight (kg): 0.38