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by A.B. Facey
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Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it 6 years ago
After reading this book I thought Albert Facey had an AMAZING life. From the age of 8 he did everything there was to do, he experienced every type of situation available, from having his mother abandon him, an employer whip him, getting lost in the bush for over a week and finding the perfect wife ...
Bloody Shambles
Bloody Shambles rated it 7 years ago
When I was in Year 12, I used this as one of the books in my "Special Study" project for English. I never actually got around to reading some of those Special Study books, instead memorising a few key quotes from the guides. Perhaps I should actually try reading it...
Cecily's book reviews
Cecily's book reviews rated it 10 years ago
This is the autobiography of Bert Facey, born in Australia in 1894. His father died when he was two and shortly afterwards Bert and most of his siblings were abandoned by their mother. He was raised in agricultural poverty by his wonderful grandmother, but sent away to work aged 8, from which point ...
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