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John Wren: A Life Reconsidered
 

John Wren: A Life Reconsidered (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

By Griffin, James

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This revisionist biography of Australian entrepreneur John Wren, who was made infamous by Frank Hardy's influential novel Power Without Glory , reexamines the historical evidence that wrongly vilified John Wren and made him the scapegoat of Australia's culture wars. By demonstrat...ing Frank Hardy's earlier research to be fraudulent and motivated by personal agendas, Wren is revealed to be a generous benefactor to his class and family whose working class origins and illegal gambling pursuits barred his ascension to a position of high societal regard--a position he did not actively pursue.
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ISBN 9781920769482
Published NZ 1 Jun 2005
Publisher Scribe Publications
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
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ISBN-13 9781920769482
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Scribe Publications
Imprint Scribe Publications
Published 1 Jun 2005
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Trade Paperback/Paperback, illustrated edition
Edition illustrated edition
Author(s) By Griffin, James
Category Biography & Autobiography
Australian
Number of Pages 468
Dimensions Width: 150mm
Height: 230mm
Spine: 36mm
Dewey Code 795.092
Weight 642g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: General
ONIX Text General/trade

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