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    The Ballad of Les Darcy
    The Ballad of Les Darcy
    ""Put Les Darcy in a uniform and the men of Australia will march to hell behind him. That was the message trained on Australias great Blacksmith Boxer, as debate about conscription raged in the middle of World War I. The problem was that Les Darcy didnt want to march at the fore of such a procession, nor to such a destination. He wanted to continue what he had been doing to extraordinary acclaim before the war began - taking on the best boxers the world could throw at him, and lifting his entire family out of poverty as he did so. Torn between the duty he felt he owed his family, and the duty many felt he owed his country, Les made his choice and faced the consequences. And so unfolds a ballad of love, war, betrayal, mystery, patriotism and heroism; a ballad of a champion whose story still has the power to move the stoniest heart.""
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    Book Author
    Peter FitzSimons
    Genre History , Biography & Autobiography , Sports & Recreation
    Binding
    PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
    Format
    Large Print 16 Pt Edition (Standard Large Print)
    ISBN
    9781459616295
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers Australia
    Age Range
    General
    Approximate delivery

    Up to 20 business days (?)

    Publication Date
    14-May-2011

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