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Trooper to the Southern Cross, THIRKELL, Angela

Author Name    THIRKELL, Angela

Title   Trooper to the Southern Cross

Binding   Softcover; Trade PB

Book Condition   Very Good

Size   177 pages

Publisher   London Virago c1934, 1985

ISBN Number    0860685926 / 9780860685920

Seller ID   7352

Light spine and cover creases, edgewear, clean pages pale brown, edges a bit darker as is common with these Virago editions. Virago price sticker on back cover; no loose pages.; Introduction by Tony Gould. Originally published in London in 1934 under the male pseudonym Leslie Parker. It is the lively, and humorous account of a doctor and his family returning to Australia on a troopship after World War I. It is based on Thirkell's own experiences on her voyage to Australia with Lance Thirkell and her two small sons.; Image is actual copy on offer.

British Woman Author, Australia, World War I, Troop Ship, Novel, Doctor, Virago 171

Price = 12.50 USD

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