A work of local history chronicling the life and death of the rural township of Lyonville, a sawmilling settlement in the Wombat Forest region of Victoria's Central Highlands, Charlie's Book explores the struggle to forge a community in the face of almost unendurable hardship an desolation.
- Hardback | 266 pages
- 132.1 x 198.1 x 25.4mm | 453.6g
- 01 Nov 1999
- Melbourne University Press
- Carlton, Australia
- 16 pages of black and white photographs
""Charlie's Book" is a joy to hold and a pleasure to read--a book as good as its unpretentious cover . . . Charlie's gentle humour and wry insights make this an engrossing yarn as much as a thorough document, beautifully researched and set out." --"The Australian's Review of Books"
About Lynn Sunderland
Lynn Sunderland lives in the Wombat State Forest of central Victoria, close to the settlement of Lyonville. Charlie Miller was her nearest supplier of provisions until he retired in 1994.