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Leon Gettler Leon Gettler i(A50359 works by)
Born: Established: 1958 Melbourne, Victoria, ;
Gender: Male
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Leon Gettler was born to Jewish Polish immigrants who had spent seven years in the Soviet Union during the Stalinist period. He grew up in a Yiddish-speaking household and only began speaking English after he started school. After graduating from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Arts degree, he drifted into journalism and worked for a number of newspapers, including The Truth and The Sun News-Pictorial. He has worked also as chief industrial reporter with The Melbourne Age.

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  • Author writes in these languages:ENGLISH
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