A Life-time on Clouds

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Penguin, 1986 - 156 pages
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If it’s not hard enough for a na´ve young man to go through puberty imagine how difficult it would be if you’re a devout young Catholic in the early 1950’s. Such is the world faced by Adrian Sherd in ... Read full review

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Section 1
5
Section 2
21
Section 3
48
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About the author (1986)

Gerald Murname was born in Melbourne, Australia in 1939. In 1956, he matriculated from De La Salle College Malvern. He briefly trained for the Roman Catholic priesthood in 1957, but decided to become a teacher in primary schools from 1960 to 1968 and at the Victoria Racing Club's Apprentice Jockeys' School. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Melbourne in 1969, then worked in the Victorian Education Department until 1973. He is the author of numerous books including Tamarisk Row, A Lifetime on Clouds, The Plains, Landscape with Landscape, Inland, Velvet Waters, Emerald Blue, Invisible Yet Enduring Lilacs, Barley Patch, A History of Books, and A Million Windows. He won the Victorian Literary Award 2016 in the Nonfiction category for Something for the Pain: A Memoir of the Turf.

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