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Issue Details: First known date: 1989... 1989 Mem's the Word
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'Mem’s the Word is the candid and compelling autobiography of Australia’s most successful children’s author. It begins with Mem’s ancestors settling in Australia and follows her childhood in Africa, her education in Europe, her return to Australia and the trials and successes of her international career as a writer, storyteller and teacher. It unfolds as an endlessly generous reminiscence, full of truth and humour, self-awareness and insight, and the secrets of a writer’s life.'

Source: Publisher's blurb (Ligature ed.)

Notes

  • Also published in sound recording format.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Blackwood, Mitcham area, Adelaide - South / South East, Adelaide, South Australia,: Mem Fox , 1989 .
      Extent: 206p.
    • Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ligature , 2014 .
      image of person or book cover 5075807492287780328.jpg
      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 164p.p.
    • Ringwood, Ringwood - Croydon - Kilsyth area, Melbourne - East, Melbourne, Victoria,: Penguin , 1990 .
      Extent: xii, 172p., [1]p., [16]p. of platesp.
      Description: ports.
      Note/s:
      • Bibliography: p. 171-[173].
      • Cover subtitle: The Inspiring Story of the Creator of 'Possum Magic'.
      ISBN: 0140117431 (pbk.)

Works about this Work

Untitled Beatrice Fincher , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 40)

— Review of Mem's the Word Mem Fox , 1989 single work autobiography
New Words from a Voice of Adelaide Derek Whitelock , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 October 1990; (p. 160)

— Review of Mem's the Word Mem Fox , 1989 single work autobiography
New Words from a Voice of Adelaide Derek Whitelock , 1990 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 6 October 1990; (p. 160)

— Review of Mem's the Word Mem Fox , 1989 single work autobiography
Untitled Beatrice Fincher , 1991 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , vol. 35 no. 1 1991; (p. 40)

— Review of Mem's the Word Mem Fox , 1989 single work autobiography
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