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Issue Details: First known date: 1964... 1964 The Lucky Country
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Notes

  • Available as a sound recording and in braille.
  • Kinetica states that the same ISBN is used through different editions.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1964 .
      Extent: 258p.
      Edition info: 2nd ed.
      Reprinted: 1964 , 1967 , 1966 , 1965 , 1968
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1965 .
      Alternative title: The Lucky Country : Australia in the Sixties
      Extent: xviii, 238p.p.
      Edition info: 2nd rev. ed.
      Reprinted: 1966
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Angus and Robertson , 1968 .
      Alternative title: The Lucky Country : Australia in the Sixties Lucky Country : Australia Today
      Extent: xvii, 238p.p.
      Edition info: 2nd rev. ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1971 .
      Extent: 250p.
      Edition info: 3rd rev. ed.
      Note/s:
      • "The classic study of Australia in the sixties" --cover title.
      ISBN: 0140700129
    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Penguin ,
      1971 .
      Alternative title: The Lucky Country : Australia in the Sixties
      Extent: 250p.
      Edition info: Fully rev. ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 0140790129
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1971 .
      Extent: 250p.
      Edition info: 3rd ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 0140700129
    • Harmondsworth, Middlesex,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Penguin ,
      1976 .
      Extent: 250p.
      Edition info: 3rd rev. ed.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1980 .
      Edition info: 3rd rev. ed.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1998 .
      Extent: xxix, 256p.p.
      Edition info: 5th ed.
      Note/s:
      • Includes index.
      ISBN: 0140271392 (pbk.)
    • Camberwell, Camberwell - Kew area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 2009 .
      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • Publication date: 29 June 2009.
      ISBN: 9780143202813
      Series: y separately published work icon Popular Penguins Penguin (publisher), Camberwell : Penguin , 2008- Z1605341 2008 series - publisher novel essay short story
Alternative title: Igosi hojuda
Language: Korean
    • Seoul,
      c
      South Korea,
      c
      Korea, East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
      :
      Kyowoosa ,
      1989 .
      Extent: 214p.

Works about this Work

Australia in Three Books Sheila Ngoc Pham , 2018 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 77 no. 3 2018; (p. 17)

— Review of Anguli Ma : A Gothic Tale Chi Vu , 2012 single work novella ; Foreign Correspondence Geraldine Brooks , 1998 single work autobiography ; The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction

'Escaping from suburbia is the story I've heard many people tell over the years, but it's never been a story that I relate to. For me, the suburbs represent refuge, even precious culture, as they do for many others. After all, the mass migrations of the twentieth century brought with them the multicultural transformations of countless Australian suburbs. So where I feel most at home is Sydney's south-western suburbs; at home as I could ever feel in Australia, anyway.'  (Introduction)

The Vanishing Point : The Story of the Publication of The Lucky Country Carl Reinecke , 2016 single work essay
— Appears in: Meanjin , Winter vol. 75 no. 2 2016; (p. 42-54)
Books That Changed Me : Ian Lowe Ian Lowe , 2016 single work column
— Appears in: The Sun-Herald , 24 April 2016; (p. 10)
Decision Time for the 'Lucky Country' Nigel McBride , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 1 September 2015; (p. 26)
26 Aussie Books You Must Read Blanche Clark , 2015 single work column
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 24 January 2015; (p. 18-19)
'With Australia Day upons us...26 great Australian Books that have helped shape and define our nation...'
The Books That Made Us 1995 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 19-20 August 1995; (p. rev 1-2)

— Review of My Brother Jack : A Novel George Johnston , 1964 single work novel ; The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction ; Joe Wilson and His Mates Henry Lawson , 1901 selected work short story ; My Brilliant Career Miles Franklin , 1901 single work novel ; Monkey Grip Helen Garner , 1977 single work novel ; Voss : A Novel Patrick White , 1957 single work novel ; The Fortunes of Richard Mahony Henry Handel Richardson , 1917 single work novel
'The Lucky Country' Revisited Maurice Dunlevy , 1998 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 14 March 1998; (p. 27)

— Review of An Interrupted Life Donald Horne , 1998 single work autobiography ; The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction
When the Racket Had to Stop Peter Coleman , 1964 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 5 December vol. 86 no. 4424 1964; (p. 53)

— Review of The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction
Untitled T. M. Fitzgerald , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Nation , 20 February 1965; (p. 22-23)

— Review of The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction
Lucky Country? Patrick Hutchings , 1965 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , May no. 1 1965; (p. 63-66)

— Review of The Lucky Country Donald Horne , 1964 single work non-fiction
We Should Be So Lucky Donald Horne , 2004 single work essay
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 21-22 August 2004; (p. 47)
Still Lucky, but Getting Smarter Donald Horne , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 28 August 2004; (p. 2)
Donald Horne wrote A Lucky Country 40 years ago. He revisits the impact it had when it was published in the 1960s and examines its influence today.
(Source: The Age (Review) 28 August 2004 p.2)
We're Here Because There's Beer Chris Middendorp , 2004 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 4 December 2004; (p. 8)
Australia's economy was once driven by alcohol and the social influence of drinking remains strong. The author discusses Australians' relationship with alcohol and how this has been portrayed in Australian literature.
Are We There Yet? Peter Hartcher , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 10-11 September 2005; (p. 29)
Farewell, an Australian Original Peter Hartcher , 2005 single work column
— Appears in: The Age , 10 September 2005; (p. 5)
In a series of telephone interviews with Peter Hartcher in March and April 2005, Donald Horne discussed Australia's progress on developing its own identity.
Last amended 5 Oct 2017 16:32:04
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