The 100 Things Everyone Needs to Know about Australia

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Pan Macmillan, 1997 - Australia - 230 pages
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First published in 1996, this revised and updated edition includes information about events, people and notable objects that have become newsworthy in the last 18 months, and also incorporates suggestions from readers of the 1996 edition. Includes references and an index. The author edits a daily column for the 'Sydney Morning Herald' and contributes regularly to 'The Age' and 'Who Weekly'. His other publications include 'Essential Places' and 'An Australian in America'. The illustrator is a cartoonist with 'The Age' and the 'Sydney Morning Herald'. She has published a collection of cartoons 'Throwaway Lines'.

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Absolutely essential reading! For instance, did you know "More Australians believe in space aliens than believe in God, despite the fact that more Australians have been to church than have been ... Read full review

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Not deep, but a fun read with interesting insights. A good book for odd moments, since it comes in short bits. Read full review

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