Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family

Good Living Street: The Fortunes of My Viennese Family


By (author) Tim Bonyhady

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  • Publisher: Allen & Unwin
  • Format: Paperback | 464 pages
  • Dimensions: 149mm x 214mm x 19mm | 737g
  • Publication date: 1 May 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Sydney
  • ISBN 10: 1742371469
  • ISBN 13: 9781742371467
  • Illustrations note: Illustrations, ports.

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From high society in Vienna to a small flat in Sydney; from patrons of the arts to refugees from the Holocaust; this is the enthralling story of three generations of women spanning a century of upheaval.

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Author information

Tim Bonyhady is a cultural historian and environmental lawyer at the Australian National University. His many books include the prize-winning The Colonial Earth.

Review quote

"Wonderful. A haunting saga of high art, hate and survival." - David Marr. "An enthralling family history beginning in an opulent apartment in Habsburg Vienna and ending in a flat in Cremorne, interwoven with the social, political and art history of the period." - Patrick McCaughey

Table of contents

Introduction..I. HERMINE..Klimt..God..Gas-Lights..Family..Gala..Pictures..Rooms..II. GRETL..Diaries..Tango..Love..War..Hoffmann..Death..Sex..Marriage..III. ANNELORE..Memory..Austro-Fascism..Anschluss..Visas..Subterfuge..Loss..Capture..IV. ANNE..1939..Aliens..Correspondence..Eric..Return..Dispersal..Restitution..Identity..Notes..Acknowledgements..Index