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Ned Kelly And The Odd Rellie:
50 Micro Lives Of Great Australians


All you need to know about Australian History.

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Many Australians have made their mark with one outrageous quirk or exploit. Of course governing the nation and captaining the cricket team are important - but then there are the gold hotpants. And the sheep. In the best traditions of larrikin wit, these micro verses sum up the claims to fame of our national greats. From now on this is how you'll remember your favourite Australian identities, from Banjo Patterson and William Bligh to Collette Dinnigan and Russell Crowe - immortalised in Gerard Windsor's four-line portraits and Michel Streich's irreverent drawings.

Gerard Windsor

Gerard Windsor

Gerard Windsor is one of Australia’s most stimulating writers. He was born in Sydney in 1944, and spent seven years as a Jesuit, but left before ordination. He later obtained degrees from the ANU and Sydney University. His short stories, articles and reviews have appeared in numerous anthologies, literary magazines and newspapers. He is the author of several books, including Heaven Where the Bachelors Sit, I Asked Cathleen to Dance and I’ll Just Tell You This.