Issue Details: First known date: 1993... 1993 The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano
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The Wizard of The Wire 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 March no. 71 1994; (p. 18)

— Review of The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Mark St Leon 1993 single work biography

'The grandson of a freed convict and an Aboriginal woman, Con Colleano grew up in an era of repressive control of Aboriginal people. Despite this, he became one of the greatest tightrope performers ever known.'

'The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano' Brian J Egloff , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , vol. 18 no. 1, 2 1994; (p. 201)

— Review of The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Mark St Leon 1993 single work biography
[Review Essay] The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Ian D. Clark , 1994 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1994; (p. 80-82)

'The Wizard of the Wire presents a history of Con Colleano (pronounced Ka-lee-no), one of the world's greatest circus artists. Mark St Leon, a circus historian, has produced an impressive work that is well illustrated with photographs, circus programs, sketches and handbills. The text is interspersed with reminiscences from Colleano himself, from his wife, from other family members, and from associates in the industry.' (Introduction)

'The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano' Brian J Egloff , 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Aboriginal History , vol. 18 no. 1, 2 1994; (p. 201)

— Review of The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Mark St Leon 1993 single work biography
The Wizard of The Wire 1994 single work review
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 March no. 71 1994; (p. 18)

— Review of The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Mark St Leon 1993 single work biography

'The grandson of a freed convict and an Aboriginal woman, Con Colleano grew up in an era of repressive control of Aboriginal people. Despite this, he became one of the greatest tightrope performers ever known.'

[Review Essay] The Wizard of the Wire : The Story of Con Colleano Ian D. Clark , 1994 single work essay
— Appears in: Australian Aboriginal Studies , no. 2 1994; (p. 80-82)

'The Wizard of the Wire presents a history of Con Colleano (pronounced Ka-lee-no), one of the world's greatest circus artists. Mark St Leon, a circus historian, has produced an impressive work that is well illustrated with photographs, circus programs, sketches and handbills. The text is interspersed with reminiscences from Colleano himself, from his wife, from other family members, and from associates in the industry.' (Introduction)

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