Through the story of two brothers who grew up in patriotic, suburban Melbourne, George Johnston created an enduring exploration of two Australian myths - that of the man who loses his soul as he gains worldly success, and that of the tough, honest, Aussie battler. It is a TV miniseries due in 2001.
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Book Description Flamingo, Australia, 1987. Soft Cover. Book Condition: Very Good-. First Thus. PB, pictorial card covers, 346pp. Moderate rubbing, creasing to covers, inside has tanning to page edges, else square, clean & tight. First published in 1964, follows the fortunes of the Meredith family, and the first part of a trilogy. Miles Franklin Award winner. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # jen005128