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Trooper to the Southern Cross, THIRKELL, Angela

Author Name    THIRKELL, Angela

Title   Trooper to the Southern Cross

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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