Gordon of Dingley Dell: The Life of Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-1870), Poet and Horseman, 2nd Edn

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Freestyle Publications, 2017
Now lauded as Australia's national poet - Adam Lindsay Gordon - had a significant impact on the history of South Australia.Gordon, who lived almost half his short life in Australia, spent 14 years in the south-east of South Australia, where he was a trooper, horse breaker, politician, poet and steeplechase rider. An extraordinary horseman, his famous daredevil 'leap' alongside the Blue Lake at Mount Gambier has never been emulated. His former home, Dingley Dell Cottage, is today a museum and a living memory to the man and his works - a place where the spirit of Adam Lindsay Gordon lives on.Gordon of Dingley Dell is a comprehensive updated account of the poet's life, intertwined with the history of the day, including a selection of Gordon's best-known and loved verses.

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Lorraine Day began her writing career as a journalist in Melbourne, writing for trade newspapers and magazines in the fields of hospitality, travel, aviation and transport, and was Melbourne journalist for 'Daily Commercial News' before travelling to Central Australia and the Northern Territory where she wrote for the 'Darwin Advertiser' and the NT News', as well as freelancing for numerous publications. After returning south, Lorraine worked for the 'Warrnambool Gazette' and 'Portland Observer' until settling in Adelaide where she started her own business offering publishing support services to other authors and producing her own books including 'Bulldust and Boughshades', 'Gordon of Dingley Dell (1st edn) and 'Gidgee and Grit'.

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