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A long way from Silver Creek : a family memoir

by Margaret Gee

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Australian family memoir. Tells the story of three generations living on the land in north-eastern Victoria. Spans the Great Depression and WWII. Recounts Allan Gee's survival of the 1942 sinking of the HMAS Perth and subsequent capture by the Japanese, and slave labouring on the Burma-Thailand railway. Provides accounts of farming in a bygone era - bushfires, self-sufficiency and rabbit plagues. Author is a writer and publisher, whose previous titles include the compliations 'Words of Wisdom' of the Dalai Lama and 'Journeys'..… (more)

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