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Issue Details: First known date: 2009... 2009 From Shekki to Sydney : An Autobiography
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In the late 19th and 20th centuries large numbers of Chinese travelled to the USA, Australia and other parts of the world to prospect for gold, or to work as labourers, gardeners and traders, but there are few accounts of the lives of these people who predominantly came from the coastal region of Guangdong province. Stanley Hunt's From Shekki to Sydney: An Autobiography fills part of that gap in Australian and Chinese social history by documenting his childhood in Shekki, his experiences after relocating to Australia, and the lives of his parents and grandparents. -- Inside cover flap

Notes

  • 'This book is my autobiography, and tells of my dear wife Valmai, my family and her family, as well as the many friends whose love, guidance and support have been anchors in my life. From Shekki to Sydney is dedicated to all of them.' -- Acknowledgements

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Broadway, Inner Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales,: Wild Peony , 2009 .
      Extent: 192p.
      Description: illus., ports
      ISBN: 9781876957155
Last amended 10 Dec 2009 15:41:43
Subjects:
  • c
    China,
    c
    East Asia, South and East Asia, Asia,
  • New South Wales,
  • Warialda, Warialda - Yetman - North Star area, Far North NSW, New South Wales,
  • Sydney, New South Wales,
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