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Xavier Herbert

A Biography

Xavier Herbert( )
Author: De Groen, Frances
Publication Date:Oct 1998
Publisher:University of Queensland Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $40.00
Book Description:

This ground-breaking first biography explores the contradictions at the core of Xavier Herbert's turbulent life and career (1901-1984). Charting his lifelong quest to discover the reality of his existence and to forge a larger-than-life identity, it highlights Herbert's compulsion to write and illuminates his abiding themes. Labelled at various times "ratbag" and "mug genius" as well as "master writer", Xavier Herbert led a life characterised by controversy and contradiction. His...
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Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Literary Criticism / Australian & Oceanian
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.24 x 22.86 x 2.794 cm
Book Weight:0.568 Kilograms

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