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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... 2008 True Blue? : On Being Australian
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'What makes us Australian? Fifty years ago, the laconic bush worker was indisputably the typical Australian, and any Australian schoolchild could have quoted at least the first verse of Banjo Patterson's Man from Snowy River. Now at the beginning of the 21st century, waves of immigration and a highly cosmopolitan urban culture make it more difficult to see what it is that unites us on this dry brown land. This collection of some of the best Australian writing old and new, from across the continent, reminds us of our heritage and shows we have much to be proud of.' (Publisher's blurb)

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Notes

  • Also includes reproductions of photographs, paintings and cartoons.

Contents

* Contents derived from the Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,:Allen and Unwin , 2008 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Australian Temperament : Introduction, Peter Goldsworthy , single work criticism (p. 11-19)
The Prodigal Son, Patrick White , extract autobiography (p. 22)
Ordinary Australian, Michael Leunig , single work prose (p. 22)
National Insecurity?, Duncan Macgregor , Andrew Leigh , David Madden , Peter Tynan , single work prose (p. 23-24)
Stretching the Stereotype, Duncan Macgregor , Andrew Leigh , David Madden , Peter Tynan , single work prose (p. 24)
Siblings, Sophie Gosper , single work prose (p. 25)
Pottsy, Tom Ramsey , single work prose (p. 26)
My Country : A Personal Journey, Robert Manne , single work prose (p. 27-28)
The Black Armband View, Geoffrey Blainey , single work prose (p. 29-31)
Made in Britain, David Malouf , single work prose (p. 32)
Anglo Inheritance, Suzy Baldwin , single work prose (p. 32)
What Australia Means to Me, Bob Carr , extract essay (p. 33)
All Australian Now, Inga Clendinnen , single work prose (p. 34)
Fifties Australia, Phillip George Knightley , single work prose (p. 35)
I'm a Whiteman Now!, Sally Morgan , Jack McPhee , single work prose (p. 36)
Black Chicks Talking, Kathryn Hay , single work prose (p. 37)
Some Lads, Tracey Moffatt , single work art work (p. 38)
A Plea on Behalf of Eros, David Foster , single work prose (p. 39)
Turning the Map Upside down, Regina Ganter , extract essay (p. 41)
Neighbours, Tim Winton , Unknown (translator) single work short story (p. 41-44)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Crows Nest, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Allen and Unwin , 2008 .
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      Extent: 224p.p.
      Description: illus., facsims, ports.
      ISBN: 9781741750591 (pbk.)

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  • Also sound recording.

Works about this Work

Books Non-Fiction Graham Clark , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 - 24 February 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
Pick of the Week Bruce Elder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 February 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
Non-Fiction Bill Perrett , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 January 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
A Fair Dinkum Identity Quest Ian Warden , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 January 2008; (p. 15)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
The Australian Temperament : Introduction Peter Goldsworthy , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008; (p. 11-19)
A Fair Dinkum Identity Quest Ian Warden , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 January 2008; (p. 15)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
Non-Fiction Bill Perrett , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 26 January 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
Pick of the Week Bruce Elder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 9-10 February 2008; (p. 35)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
Books Non-Fiction Graham Clark , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Courier-Mail , 23 - 24 February 2008; (p. 24)

— Review of True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008 anthology single work prose extract poetry short story
The Australian Temperament : Introduction Peter Goldsworthy , 2008 single work criticism
— Appears in: True Blue? : On Being Australian 2008; (p. 11-19)
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