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David Forrest David Forrest i(A7406 works by) (birth name: David Desmond Denholm)
Also writes as: David Denholm
Born: Established: 8 Apr 1924 Maryborough, Maryborough (Qld) area, Maryborough - Hervey Bay - Fraser Island area, Maryborough - Rockhampton area, Queensland, ; Died: Ceased: 19 Jun 1997 Wagga Wagga, Wagga Wagga area, Riverina - Murray area, New South Wales,
Gender: Male
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BiographyHistory

David Forrest served with the Australian army, in New Guinea, during World War II and then worked in the banking industry until 1964. He later undertook tertiary study at the University of Queensland and the Australian National University, gaining a degree and Ph.D in history. At the completion of his studies Forrest became an academic and taught history at the Riverina College of Advanced Education.

Writing under his birth name, David Denholm, Forrest was also the author of a pamphlet on land use in New South Wales and of The Colonial Australians (Harmondsworth, Victoria : Penguin , 1979).

Most Referenced Works

Notes

  • CA incorrectly attributes The Hollow Woodheap to the English author Robert Forest-Webb (1929-), who (in conjunction with David Eliades) also used 'David Forrest' as a pseudonym, e.g. for novels such as And to My Nephew Albert I Leave the Island ... (1969) and The Great Dinosaur Robbery (1970) (which Wolf incorrectly attributes to the Australian 'David Forrest').

Awards for Works

The Boy at Wallaby Creek 1960 single work short story
— Appears in: Westerly , no. 1 1960; (p. 13-16)
1960 second Westerly Short Story Competition Section I
y separately published work icon The Last Blue Sea London : Heinemann , 1959 Z218110 1959 single work novel
1958 winner ACTU Dame Mary Gilmore Award
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