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y Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia single work   biography  
Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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'The amazing life story of the general who shaped Australia; the first major biography of Monash in over a decade.

'John Monash's life is emblematic of Australia's much-heralded egalitarian spirit - here is the ultimate outsider: poor, Jewish in an era which still practised anti-Semitism, bookish at a time when intellectual pursuits were frowned upon - who rose to become one of the nation's most enduring folk heroes. Despite a scandalous private life and the experience of virulent racism, he established himself as a major force, not just on the bloody fields of wartime Europe but also in post-war society, where he oversaw vital developments in making Australia into a modern nation. When he died, an astonishing 300,000 Australians attended John Monash's funeral in Melbourne. But who was this unconventional man, what drove him and how did he manage to break down so many walls to rise to such a prominent position?

'Beyond an account of a much-admired general, this will be the story of an extraordinary and highly unconventional life and its legacy.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Sydney, New South Wales,: ABC Books , 2015 .
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      • Published 24 August 2015
      ISBN: 9780733333538

Works about this Work

The Measure of His Genius : Two Different Approaches to a Wartime General John Ramsland , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January-February no. 378 2016; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography ; Maestro John Monash : Australia's Greatest Citizen General Tim Fischer 2014 single work biography
The General Stephen Loosley , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23 January 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography
A Lover and a Warrior Grantlee Kieza , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 30 August 2015; (p. 44)
[Untitled] Tim Hilferty , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 November 2015; (p. 35)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography
[Untitled] Tim Hilferty , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 7 November 2015; (p. 35)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography
The Measure of His Genius : Two Different Approaches to a Wartime General John Ramsland , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , January-February no. 378 2016; (p. 58-59)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography ; Maestro John Monash : Australia's Greatest Citizen General Tim Fischer 2014 single work biography
The General Stephen Loosley , 2016 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 23 January 2016; (p. 14)

— Review of Monash : The Soldier Who Shaped Australia Grantlee Kieza 2015 single work biography
A Lover and a Warrior Grantlee Kieza , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Sunday Mail , 30 August 2015; (p. 44)
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