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The Resource A fortunate life, A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper

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

Label
A fortunate life
Title
A fortunate life
Statement of responsibility
A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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 'fortuante' life. 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 joruney of an ordinary man." -- back cover
Summary
This is the extraordinary life of an ordinary man. It is the story of Albert Facey, who lived with simple honesty, compassion and courage. An orphan who started work at the age of eight on the rough West Australian frontier, Facey struggled as an itinerant rural worker, survived Gallipoli, the loss of his farm in the Depression, the death of his son in World War I and that of his beloved wife after sixty devoted years
Award
NSW Premier's Literary Awards, Douglas Stewart Prize for Non Fiction, 1981.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
277684
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1894-1982
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Facey, A. B.
Dewey number
920.71
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1929-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Juniper, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Facey, A.B.
Target audience
adult
Label
A fortunate life, A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published: Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1981
Control code
000026235666
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780143003540
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.
Label
A fortunate life, A.B. Facey ; illustrations by Robert Juniper
Publication
Note
First published: Fremantle, W.A. : Fremantle Arts Centre Press, 1981
Control code
000026235666
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
Rev. ed.
Extent
422 p.
Isbn
9780143003540
Other physical details
ill., maps, ports.

Library Locations

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