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Author Writer, Larry.

Title The Australian book of heroism : stories of courage and sacrifice / Larry Writer.

Published Millers Point, N.S.W. : Pier 9, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  920.094 WRIT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 255 p. ; ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 238-247) and index.
Contents Preface -- Ch. 1 Mum Shirl -- Ch. 2 Sir Donald Bradman -- Ch. 3 Vivian Bullwinkle -- Ch. 4 Ingrid Poulson -- Ch. 5 Bert Hinkler --Ch. 6 Matthew Flinders -- Ch. 7 Ray Simpson -- Ch. 8 Garry Lynch -- Ch. 9 Dr Chris O'Brien -- Ch. 10 Dr Grace Warren -- Ch. 11 Peter Lalor -- Ch. 12 Reverend John Flynn -- Ch. 13 Paul Featherstone -- Ch. 14 Darren Stratti -- Ch. 15 Mother Mary MacKillop -- Ch. 16 Captain John Glossop -- Ch. 17 Sir Douglas Mawson -- Ch. 18 Dr Fiona Wood --Ch. 19 Thomas Diver Derrick.
Summary This book tells the amazing stories of Australian heroes throughout history. Each chapter focuses on a different hero - from the 19th century through to the modern day. From explorers, soldiers, doctors and nurses to charity workers, religious figures, and everyday mothers and fathers, Larry Writer offers a fascinating look into the life of some truly inspirational Australians.
Subject Heroes -- Australia -- History.
Heroes -- Australia -- Biography.
Leadership -- Australia -- History.
Australia -- History.
ISBN 9781741964837 (pbk.)