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The Resource The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians, Anh Do

The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians, Anh Do

Label
The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians
Title
The happiest refugee
Title remainder
the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians
Statement of responsibility
Anh Do
Title variation
Happiest refugee
Title variation remainder
a memoir
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Anh Do nearly didn't make it to Australia. His entire family came close to losing their lives on the sea as they escaped from war-torn Vietnam in an overcrowded boat[... This book] tells the incredible, uplifting and inspiring life story of one of our favourite personalities. Tragedy, humour, heartache and unswerving determination - a big life with big dreams. Anh's story will move and amuse all who read it." - publisher website
Tone
Award
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Biography of the Year, 2011.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year, 2011.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Newcomer of the Year, 2011.
  • Nielsen BookData Australian Booksellers’ Choice Award, 2011.
Awards note
Australian Book Industry Awards 2011; fiction.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
377216
Cataloging source
QRML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Do, Anh
Dewey number
792.7028092
Illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Do, Anh
  • Vietnamese
  • Comedians
  • Refugees
Target audience
general
Label
The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians, Anh Do
Link
https://products.schools.nsw.edu.au/prc/booklist/home.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"A memoir" - cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000045850522
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 232 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742372389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
plates, portraits, photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)652310866
Label
The happiest refugee : the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians, Anh Do
Link
https://products.schools.nsw.edu.au/prc/booklist/home.html
Publication
Note
"A memoir" - cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000045850522
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
vii, 232 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781742372389
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
plates, portraits, photographs
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)652310866

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