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Issue Details: First known date: 2014... 2014 Appointment Northwest
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'Peter Skrzynecki is a poet and fiction writer of Polish-Ukrainian descent. This is the autobiography / memoir of a young teacher appointed to a one-teacher school at Jeogla on the New England Tablelands in the 1960s: an appointment that leads to the discovery of people, places and poetry. Jeogla, like Walden for Henry David Thoreau, becomes a sanctuary, a retreat for the observation of the natural world, the high country with its mountains, rivers, waterfalls and wildlife; it stirs the awakenings of self-reliance. Included in the narrative is the story of a family’s tragedy and a broken promise, the consequences of which reverberate for many years until they are resolved by the healing process of Time. Or are they?' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Seven Hills, Blacktown area, Sydney Outer West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Five Senses Education , 2014 .
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      Extent: vi, 398 pp.
      Description: illustrations, maps, portraits
      Note/s:
      • Published August 2014
      ISBN: 9781741309973

Works about this Work

The Life Lessons Learnt by an Unsuspecting Teacher A Leisurely Remembrance of a Vanished World 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 June 2015; (p. 31) The Canberra Times , 13 June 2015; (p. 18) The Age , 13 June 2015; (p. 25)

— Review of Appointment Northwest Peter Skrzynecki , 2014 single work autobiography
The Life Lessons Learnt by an Unsuspecting Teacher A Leisurely Remembrance of a Vanished World 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 June 2015; (p. 31) The Canberra Times , 13 June 2015; (p. 18) The Age , 13 June 2015; (p. 25)

— Review of Appointment Northwest Peter Skrzynecki , 2014 single work autobiography
Last amended 14 Jun 2015 09:18:47
Subjects:
  • Jeogla, Guyra area, New England, New South Wales,
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