A Long Way from Misery

A Long Way from Misery

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Born in 1926, Jack lived in a different time, but the way he sees it, they were better days. He loved his childhood growing up with his many siblings on a farm called Misery, and retells it with delight.



A Long Way from Misery takes you on a rollicking journey through the Australia of yesteryear with Jack Turner, the larrikin shearer, as he rescues his brother from being drowned by a kangaroo, rides a wild steer through the house, and leaps off a moving train. But these misadventures are nothing compared to his mother wielding a carving knife.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 298 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 17mm | 390g
  • English
  • 0994496303
  • 9780994496300
  • 1,044,539

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