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Frank A. Russell Frank A. Russell i(A9789 works by) (a.k.a. Frank Arthur Russell)
Born: Established: 1884 Bendigo, Bendigo area, Ballarat - Bendigo area, Victoria, ; Died: Ceased: 1933
Gender: Male
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Frank A. Russell was educated at Castlemaine Grammar School and graduated with a law degree from the University of Melbourne. He was admitted to the Bar in 1908. Russell contributed to the Sydney Bulletin and other newspapers. He visited the United States in 1915 and was rejected for active service the next year. Russell engaged in munition work in England. On his return to Australia he joined the staff of the Melbourne Herald. In 1931 Russell toured the United States and Europe for the Herald and contributed interviews.

Russell also wrote The Eucharistic Congress Sydney 1928 (1928), first published in the Melbourne Herald and Prohibition Does Work : an Australian investigator's opinion (1930) on behalf of the Victorian Temperance League. He had a contribution in Romance : Australian fiction magazine (1923).

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y separately published work icon The Ashes of Achievement Melbourne : C. J. DeGaris Publishing House , 1920 Z112574 1920 single work novel E. Morris Miller's Australian Literature From Its Beginnings to 1935 (1940): 746 describes the work as a 'Romance of a Riverina boy who becomes a successful Australian actor and playwright. Action moves between Melbourne and Sydney, with a break in New York. Several prominent Australian artists are easily recognized under their fictitious names. The early chapters contain a vivid account of the Melbourne Public Schools boat race at the time when Wesley College crews were at their zenith. An interesting portraiture is given of Sugden, the Master of Queen's, under the character of 'Savile'.
1920 winner De Garis Prize
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