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The Crying Years: Australia’s Great War by Peter Stanley

Title: The Crying Years: Australia’s Great War Author: Peter Stanley Genre: History Publisher: NLA Publishing Published: 1st August 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 264 Price: $44.95 Synopsis: The Great War of 1914-1918 affected all Australians and decisively changed the new nation. They were 'The Crying Years' according to writer Zora Cross, who lost her brother in… Continue reading The Crying Years: Australia’s Great War by Peter Stanley

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Looking for Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo the Poet by Jennifer Gall

Title: Looking for Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo the Poet. Author: Jennifer Gall Genre: Non-fiction. History, Biography Publisher: NLA Publishing Published: 1st March 2017 Format: Paperback Pages: 208 Price: $44.99 Synopsis: ROSE ISABELLA PATERSON gave birth to a boy, Barty, in 1864. That child became the famous balladeer, Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson.… Continue reading Looking for Rose Paterson: How Family Bush Life Nurtured Banjo the Poet by Jennifer Gall