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A Simpler Time


 On Sale: 1/08/2011
 Formats:     Paperback
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An affectionate and hilarious tribute to the childhood of another era, from one of Australia's favourite authors A memoir of love, laughter, loss and billycarts Peter FitzSimons's account of growing up on the rural outskirts of Sydney in the 1960s is first and foremost a tribute to family. But it is also a salute to times and generations past, when praise was understated but love unstinting; work was hard and values clear; when people stood by each other in adversity. Above all, in the FitzSimons home, days were for doing. In this rollicking and often hilarious memoir, Peter describes a childhood of mischief, camaraderie, eccentric characters, drama - and constant love and generosity. The childhood of a simpler time. This edition now includes supplementary reading group notes.


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ISBN: 9780732293086; ISBN10: 0732293081; On Sale: 1/08/2011; Format: Paperback; Trimsize: 196 x 129 x 26 mm; Pages: 416; $24.99; ; BISAC1:NON000000; BISAC2:004-317

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