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Description - It's All About Australia, Mate by Denis Gregory

This entertaining book is a light-hearted but factual look at the Australian way of life. It covers all aspects of `the lucky country', including the main Aussie icons, the Aborigines, sport, pubs, `kulture', taxi drivers, gambling, dress, language and the main cities. Little-known facts are given, nuggets of history are unearthed and surprising statistics are presented, together with a host of amusing stories and anecdotes. The book also includes a detailed look at Australia's unofficial national anthem, `Waltzing Matilda', and the classic ballad, `The Man from Snowy River'. It's All About Australia, Mate is a good read for anyone interested in our nearest neighbour and for anyone about to visit Australia. Unlike any other book on the market, this is the complete guide to the Australian way of life and a good laugh to go with it.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780908988297
ISBN-10: 090898829X
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 153mm x 15mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Exisle Publishing
Publisher: Exisle Publishing
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: New Zealand

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Author Biography - Denis Gregory

Denis Gregory is a journalist and country correspondent for the Sydney Sun-Herald. Now in his sixties, Denis has worked in newspapers all his life. For the Sydney Sun-Herald he has travelled hundreds of kilometres a week throughout country NSW, chasing stories and taking photographs. This book is mostly the result of all the people and places he has encountered. In 2004 he was awarded the Order of Australia Medal for Service to the rural community of NSW. He lives in Orange, NSW.

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