By Alistair Thomson,Anisa Puri

ISBN-10: 1525253255

ISBN-13: 9781525253256

‘Life is lengthy. while you’re forty-eight, there’s been loads of stuff that’s occurred (laughs). It’s acquired components of comedy and there are components of heartache and drama and mystery and it’s received such a lot of issues in it.’ Rhonda King, born 1965

‘I fairly just like the concept that in perhaps 100 years anyone might hear and listen to approximately my existence to profit approximately what residing in 2012 or 2013 was once like. imagine that’s particularly cool.’ Adam Farrow-Palmer, born 1988

Australian Lives: An Intimate background illuminates Australian existence around the twentieth and into the twenty first century: how Australian humans were formed by way of the forces and expectancies of latest historical past and the way, in flip, they've got made their lives and created Australian society. From oral background interviews with Australians born among 1920 and 1989, fifty narrators think of their varied reviews as teenagers and teens, in midlife and in previous age, approximately religion, migration, paintings and play, aspiration and activism, reminiscence and id, discomfort and happiness. In Australian Lives you could learn and within the e-version of the publication hearken to the comedy, heartache and drama of normal Australians’ awesome lives.

As our interviewee Kim endure (born 1959) explains, ‘Stories are a good way to notify humans approximately what it's to be human. whether you are saying something that resonates… there’s that connection made.’

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