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I first read this autobiography in high school, as part of the curriculum. I remember groaning inwardly, thinking “how boring”, dreading the 400 pages of tedious history. 345 more words


A Fortunate Life by AB Facey

Published: 1981

Summary (taken from blurb):
Bert Facey sees himself as an ordinary man, but his remarkable story reveals a winner against impossible odds. At eight, his ‘childhood’ ended and he went out to work – clearing, ploughing, fencing, droving, sinking dams, boxing with a travelling troupe. 191 more words