Romulus, My Father
By (author) Raimond Gaita
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Romulus, My Father by Raimond Gaita
Book DescriptionRomulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife, Christina, and their infant son Raimond, soon after the end of World War II. Tragic events were to overtake the boy's life, but Raimond Gaita has an extraordinary story to tell about growing up with his father amid the stony paddocks and flowing grasses of country Australia. Written simply and movingly, Romulus, My Father is about how a compassionate and honest man taught his son the meaning of living a decent life. It is about passion, betrayal and madness, about friendship and the joy and dignity of work, about character and fate, affliction and spirituality.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781921351921
(210mm x 142mm x 20mm)
Imprint: The Text Publishing Company
Publisher: Text Publishing Co
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Australia
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In 1998, Raimond Gaita's Romulus, My Father was first published;the story of his father who came to Australia from Europe with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son after the end of the Second World War.
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Author Biography - Raimond Gaita
Raimond Gaita: Raimond Gaita was born in Germany in 1946. He is Emeritus Professor of moral philosophy at Kings College London and a Professorial fellow at the Melbourne Law School and the faculty of Arts of the University of Melbourne. His six books have been published in many translations.
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