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A Fortunate Life

(1981)
A novel by

 
 
Albert Facey's story is the story of Australia.Born in 1894, and first sent to work at the age of eight, Facey lived the rough frontier life of a labourer and farmer and jackaroo, becoming lost and then rescued by Indigenous trackers, then gaining a hard-won literacy, surviving Gallipoli, raising a family through the Depression, losing a son in the Second World War, and meeting his beloved Evelyn with whom he shared nearly sixty years of marriage.Despite enduring unimaginable hardships, Facey always saw his life as a fortunate one.A true classic of Australian literature, Facey's simply penned story offers a unique window onto the history of Australian life through the greater part of the twentieth century – the extraordinary journey of an ordinary man.

Genre: Historical

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Hardback Editions

November 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Fortunate Life (Penguin Australian Classics)
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-14-357153-2 / 978-0-14-357153-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
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January 2002 : Australia Hardback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-7343-0510-9 / 978-0-7343-0510-7 (Australia edition)
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October 1986 : UK Hardback

Title: A Fortunate Life (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): A B Facey, Robert Juniper
ISBN: 0-7089-1528-0 / 978-0-7089-1528-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Ulverscroft
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February 1986 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-670-80707-9 / 978-0-670-80707-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: The Leisure Circle
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September 1985 : USA Hardback

Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey, Robert Juniper
ISBN: 0-670-80706-0 / 978-0-670-80706-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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1985 : Australia Hardback

Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B ; illustrated by Robert Juniper Facey
ISBN: 0-7343-0297-5 / 978-0-7343-0297-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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November 1984 : USA Hardback
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Title: A Fortunate Life (Illustrated Edition)
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-670-80307-3 / 978-0-670-80307-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking
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October 1983 : UK Hardback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-7139-1610-9 / 978-0-7139-1610-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Viking
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Paperback Editions

April 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-14-300354-2 / 978-0-14-300354-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Random House Australia
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July 1985 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey, Robert Juniper
ISBN: 0-14-032009-1 / 978-0-14-032009-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin
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February 1988 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-14-010869-6 / 978-0-14-010869-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 1987 : Australia Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life: Play
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-86819-157-4 / 978-0-86819-157-7 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Currency Press Pty Ltd
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June 1985 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-14-008167-4 / 978-0-14-008167-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 1985 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-14-007945-9 / 978-0-14-007945-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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December 1981 : UK Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): Albert B Facey, Robert Juniper
ISBN: 0-14-006225-4 / 978-0-14-006225-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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1981 : Australia Paperback
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A b Facey
ISBN: 0-909144-37-0 / 978-0-909144-37-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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Audio Editions

November 2012 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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November 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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November 2012 : UK Audio edition
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd
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November 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 1-74311-996-8 / 978-1-74311-996-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio Books
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November 2012 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 1-74313-669-2 / 978-1-74313-669-0 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda Audio Books
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April 1992 : Australia Audio Cassette
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
ISBN: 0-642-12853-7 / 978-0-642-12853-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: ABC Audio
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Kindle Editions

April 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Fortunate Life
Author(s): A B Facey
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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April 2018 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: A Fortunate Life: for Younger Readers
Author(s): A B Facey
Publisher: Fremantle Press
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