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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

During World War II Alan Marshall wrote humourous articles for the AIF News, a weekly newspaper published in Cairo. This autobiography chronicles Alan Marshall's one year trip around country Victoria collecting messages from family and friends for a column 'Messages from Home'

Notes

  • Dedication: To Olive
  • Epigraph: ... these are my people,/and I'm with them till the end. - Vance Palmer
  • Originally titled Life Is Sweet, but changed before publication.
  • Other formats: Also sound recording.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Cheshire , 1944 .
      Extent: 202p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1945
      Note/s:
      • Illustrations unattributed in this edition but appear to be by Nutter Buzacott.
      • Map on end papers.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Cheshire , 1946 .
      Extent: 208p.
      Description: illus.
      Reprinted: 1946
      Note/s:
      • Map on end papers.
    • London,
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      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Sydney, New South Wales,: Harrap ,
      1946 .
      Extent: 207p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Map on end papers.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Cheshire , 1957 .
      Extent: 184p.
      Edition info: 5th. ed. reset and redesigned.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Foreword by Vance Palmer and Author's Note by Alan Marshall.
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Gold Star , 1972 .
      Extent: 216p.
      Edition info: First paperback edition
      ISBN: 0726000426
    • South Yarra, South Yarra - Glen Iris area, Melbourne - Inner South, Melbourne, Victoria,: Currey O'Neil , 1984 .
      Extent: 174p.
      Description: illus.
      ISBN: 0859021130

Works about this Work

Where Certainty Lies : His Father's World Chester Eagle , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Well in the Shadow : A Writer's Journey through Australian Literature 2010; (p. 177-197)
'Some thoughts about the values inherent in Alan Marshall's writing.' (Author's note.)
1940's Australiana Don Grant , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 2 1985; (p. 16-18)

— Review of A Knockabout with a Slouch Hat : An Autobiographical Collection 1942-1951 T. A. G. Hungerford , 1985 selected work autobiography ; These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
Marshall on the Road Len Ward , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 June 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
The Early Travels of Alan Marshall Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
The Happy Warrior John Morrison , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Overland , September no. 96 1984; (p. 21-24) The Happy Warrior 1987; (p. 40-50)
1940's Australiana Don Grant , 1985 single work review
— Appears in: The CRNLE Reviews Journal , no. 2 1985; (p. 16-18)

— Review of A Knockabout with a Slouch Hat : An Autobiographical Collection 1942-1951 T. A. G. Hungerford , 1985 selected work autobiography ; These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
Untitled Frank Dalby Davison , 1945 single work review
— Appears in: Meanjin Papers , Spring vol. 4 no. 3 1945; (p. 231-232)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
Stylist in a Caravan 1945 single work review
— Appears in: The Bulletin , 24 January vol. 66 no. 3389 1945; (p. 2)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
The Early Travels of Alan Marshall Judah Waten , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 5 May 1984; (p. 16)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
Marshall on the Road Len Ward , 1984 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 16 June 1984; (p. 18)

— Review of These Are My People Alan Marshall , 1944 single work autobiography
Around the World 1947 single work column
— Appears in: The Australasian Book News and Literary Journal , November vol. 2 no. 5 1947; (p. 280)
Where Certainty Lies : His Father's World Chester Eagle , 2010 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Well in the Shadow : A Writer's Journey through Australian Literature 2010; (p. 177-197)
'Some thoughts about the values inherent in Alan Marshall's writing.' (Author's note.)
In Print Vane Lindesay , 1983 single work criticism
— Appears in: This Australia , spring vol. 2 no. 4 1983; (p. 78-79)
The Happy Warrior John Morrison , 1984 single work biography
— Appears in: Overland , September no. 96 1984; (p. 21-24) The Happy Warrior 1987; (p. 40-50)
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