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The Diaries of Miles Franklin
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The Diaries of Miles Franklin

Miles Franklin, Paul Brunton

The private diaries of Miles Franklin, author of My Brilliant Career and founder of the most prestigious literary award in Australia, are published here for the first time. Few Australian writers have left such revealing, engaging...

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Stella Miles Franklin: A Biography
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Stella Miles Franklin: A Biography

Jill Roe

This biography is an authoritative account of the novelist, journalist, nationalist, feminist and larrikin Stella Miles Franklin, author of My Brilliant Career and a great literary figure. This account follows her story from her...

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Miles Franklin: Her Brilliant Career
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Miles Franklin: Her Brilliant Career

Colin Roderick

Feminist and coquette, rebel and conformist, masculine and ladylike: these contradictions are just part of what makes Miles Franklin one of the most intriguing women in Australian history. Colin Roderick, a confidante of Miles' in...

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My Brilliant Career & My Career Goes Bung
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My Brilliant Career & My Career Goes Bung

Miles Franklin

In this ironically titled and riotous first novel by Miles Franklin, originally published in 1901, Sybylla tells the story of growing up passionate and rebellious in rural NSW, where the most that girls could hope for was to marry...

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin, Professor Sandra M Gilbert

The story of a young girl's dreams, aspirations and melodramas told with zest and verve by the 16-year-old author

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My Brillant Career & My Career Goes Bung
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My Brillant Career & My Career Goes Bung

Miles Franklin

In this ironically titled and riotous first novel by Miles Franklin, originally published in 1901, Sybylla tells the story of growing up passionate and rebellious in rural NSW. Sybylla will neither marry nor teach, but that...

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin, Jennifer Byrne

This is not a romance--I have too often faced the music of life to the tune of hardship to waste time in snivelling and gushing over fancies and dreams; neither is it a novel, but simply a yarn--a real yarn. Oh!

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin, Carmen Callil

'This is not a romance - I have too often faced the music of life to the tune of hardship to waste time in snivelling and gushing over fancies and dreams; neither is it a novel, but simply a yarn - a real yarn.

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My Congenials: Miles Franklin and Friends in Letters
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My Congenials: Miles Franklin and Friends in Letters

Jill Roe

Miles Franklin wrote the first of these letters at Brindabella in 1887. The last letter was written only 16 days before her death. As well as Miles Franklin's own witty and provocative correspondence, the selection includes...

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Her Brilliant Career: The Life of Stella Miles Franklin
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Her Brilliant Career: The Life of Stella Miles Franklin

Jill Roe

Born in the Australian bush, Stella Miles Franklin became an international publishing sensation in 1901, at the age of 21, with My Brilliant Career, whose portrayal of an ambitious and independent woman defying social expectations...

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Yarn Spinners: a Story in Letters between Dymphna Cusack, Florence James & Miles Franklin: A Story in Letters between Dymphna Cusack, Florence James and Miles Franklin
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Yarn Spinners: a Story in Letters between Dymphna Cusack, Florence James & Miles Franklin: A Story in Letters between Dymphna Cusack, Florence James and Miles Franklin

Marilla North

Love, life, writing and friendship are the intimate subjects of letters between these three intelligent, witty women who shared a passionate commitment to Australian literature. Their correspondence from the late 1920s to the...

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin, Brian Harrison-Lever, James Bean And Gillian Flaherty

This was my life, my career, my brilliant career!

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As Good as a Yarn with You: Letters Between Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjory Barnard, Flora Eldershaw and Eleanor Dark
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As Good as a Yarn with You: Letters Between Miles Franklin, Katharine Susannah Prichard, Jean Devanny, Marjory Barnard, Flora Eldershaw and Eleanor Dark

Carole Ferrier

This engrossing collection presents the letters between six Australian writers in the years 1930-1957.

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Joseph Furphy: The Legend of a Man and His Book
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Joseph Furphy: The Legend of a Man and His Book

Miles Franklin

Originally published in 1944, this biography of Joseph Furphy was written by Miles Franklin. She tells of his multi-faceted life, from 1843 to 1912, including his days as a bullock-driver, and in Victoria building Furphy carts...

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Childhood at Brindabella
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Childhood at Brindabella

Miles Franklin

Miles Franklin (1879-1954) spent her first ten years at Brindabella, near Canberra, before the family moved to a property near Goulburn. Childhood at Brindabella recaptures brilliantly an age of innocence and joy, an idyllic time...

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin, Bruce K Martin

Alternately hilarious and heartwarming, this beloved coming-of-age novel from the Australian outback brings together unforgettable characters with clarity and truth, all told in a unique young woman's voice. My Brilliant Career...

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My Career Goes Bung
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My Career Goes Bung

Miles Franklin

In this sequel to Miles Franklin's famous novel My Brilliant Career, once again we encounter the enchanting Sybylla Melvyn. She's a little older now, catapulted from bush obscurity into sudden fame with the publication of her...

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My Brilliant Career
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My Brilliant Career

Miles Franklin

'This is not a romance - I have too often faced the music of life to the tune of hardship to waste time in snivelling and gushing over fancies and dreams; neither is it a novel, but simply a yarn - a real yarn.

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Joseph Furphy: 101 Years
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Joseph Furphy: 101 Years

Joseph Furphy, Miles Franklin

3 volumes in slipcase: The annotated Such is Life; The Buln Buln and the Brolga; and Miles Franklin's Joseph Furphy.

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