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    Richard Lane's Barwell Diaries
    Richard Lane was one of three brothers who founded Penguin Books in 1935. But like all great stories, his life didn't start there. After sailing to Adelaide in 1922, Richard began work as a boy migrant - a farm apprentice living in rural South Australia as part of the 'Barwell Boys' scheme. In Australia, he deepened his appreciation for literature, and understood how important it was to make good writing widely accessible. Richard's diaries - the honest and moving words of a teenager, so very far away from home - capture vividly his life and loves; the characters he met; the land he worked; the families he depended on; and his coming of age in a new land. A remarkable social record and one of the best first-hand accounts of the child migrant experience, the diaries also capture the ideas and the entrepreneurship that led to the founding of the twentieth century's most famous publishing house. With a foreword by eminent Australian historian Geoffrey Blainey, Richard Lane's diaries are an important document for the history of rural Australia and global publishing.
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    Book Author
    Elizabeth Lane, Fiona Kells, Louise Paton and Stuart Kells
    Genre Biography & Autobiography , Literature
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781525242700
    Publisher
    Black Inc. Publishing
    Approximate delivery

    10 - 15 Days (?)

    Publication Date
    07-Mar-2017

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