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John Ross John Ross i(A122179 works by)
Born: Established: 1938 ;
Gender: Male
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'John Ross was a newspaper journalist with The Age and Editor of Walkabout magazine before becoming a book publisher and writer. He joined Lansdowne Press as Managing Editor and subsequently became Publishing Director at Macmillan Australia and then Managing Director of Currey O'Neil Ross. He then began his own book production company and consultancy. He was Editor-in-Chief of Chronicle of the 20th Century, Chronicle of Australia, 100 Years of Australian Football and co-editor of 200 Seasons of Australian Cricket. He has written, among some twenty books, Every Picture Tells a Story, Country Towns, Voices of the Bush, One People: One Destiny and The Sound of Melbourne.'

Source: biogrpahical note in The Penguin Book of Australian Bush Writing, Camberwell, Penguin : 2011.

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y separately published work icon Every Picture Tells a Story : Adventures in Australian Art Fishermen's Bend : Thames and Hudson , 2008 Z1573980 2008 reference children's 'Episodes in Australian history as seen through the eyes of artists, with text accomanied by pictures from the Australian National Gallery.' (Libraries Australia, provided by publisher)
2009 shortlisted CBCA Book of the Year Awards Eve Pownall Award for Information Books
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