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Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 Faces in the Street : Louisa and Henry Lawson and the Castlereagh Street Push
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"Henry Lawson is usually depicted as a bushwhacking swagman, but Australia's most famous writer spent most of his life in the big city. His Mother Louisa Lawson is almost unknown, but largely because of this complex woman, women worldwide have the vote. Wilson's novel explores the world in which they lived - a world of radicalism, poverty, love affairs, madness, drunkenness, sedition, terrorism, passionate hopes, and friendships with some of Australia's most remarkable people." - back cover

Notes

  • On front cover: She truggled to get women the vote. Her son was Australia's most famous writer. They drove each other crazy.
  • Epigraph: first verse of Henry Lawson's 'Faces in the Street'
  • Other formats: Also available as print on demand: digitalprintaustralia.com ISBN 978-0-9803487-0-5

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

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Also available full text online at http://www.boilingbilly.com/. Also includes a free online companion volume. (sighted 10/07/07)
    • Coffs Harbour, Coffs Harbour area, Urunga - Coffs Harbour - Woolgoolga area, Mid North Coast, New South Wales,: Pip Wilson , 2006 .
      Extent: 585p.
      Note/s:
      • Includes a glossary of approximately 900 Australian terms and 'brief biographies of 230 people who appear in the novel or are mentioned in it'.
      • On t.p. verso: 'Second edition, 2006'
      ISBN: 9781430300212

Works about this Work

Many Faces of a Bush Hero Pip Wilson , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 January 2007; (p. 28-29)
Many Faces of a Bush Hero Pip Wilson , 2007 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 13-14 January 2007; (p. 28-29)
Last amended 10 Jul 2007 10:46:26
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