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Issue Details: First known date: 1980... 1980 A Fortunate Life
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Text Unit Name Institution Year
y separately published work icon A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey , 1980 (Manuscript version)14731177 14731171 1980 single work autobiography (taught in 4 units)

'Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.' (Penguin Australia abstract)

Australian Fiction Edith Cowan University 2014 (Semester 2)
y separately published work icon A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey , 1980 (Manuscript version)14731177 14731171 1980 single work autobiography (taught in 4 units)

'Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.' (Penguin Australia abstract)

Australian Fiction Edith Cowan University 2012
y separately published work icon A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey , 1980 (Manuscript version)14731177 14731171 1980 single work autobiography (taught in 4 units)

'Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.' (Penguin Australia abstract)

Writing Non-Fiction University of New England 2013 (Trimester 2)
y separately published work icon A Fortunate Life A. B. Facey , 1980 (Manuscript version)14731177 14731171 1980 single work autobiography (taught in 4 units)

'Born in 1894, Albert Facey lived the rough frontier life of a sheep farmer, survived the gore of Gallipoli, raised a family through the Depression and spent sixty years with his beloved wife, Evelyn. Despite enduring hardships we can barely imagine today, Facey always saw his life as a "fortunate" one. A true classic of Australian literature, his simply written autobiography is an inspiration. It is the story of a life lived to the full – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.' (Penguin Australia abstract)

Writing Non-fiction: Interpreting the Truth University of New England 2015 (Semester 2)
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