A Fortunate Life

A Fortunate Life

Book - 1981
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Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression, and spent 60 years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full—the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.


Publisher: Australia : Penguin Books, c. 1981
ISBN: 9780143003540
Characteristics: 422p

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hippyheart Jun 29, 2010

What an amazing man whose story needs to be known by all Australians. I think of this book every time we chop firewood!

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