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Title:Fragmented Lives
Price:AUD$9.00 (about USD$6.00)
Item ID:SB00-0117296
Publisher:Penguin Books, Ringwood, Victoria, 1986
Penguin Books, 1986, Softcover, Book Condition: Good, First

foreword by Manning Clark, author's note. Photographic card cover with white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and black-and-white coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear book panel. The author opened a house in Footscray (an inner western suburb of Melbourne) for families in distress. "This book is the story of his experiences. On the surface it is a number of thumb-nail sketches of belies of those who take to or are driven to the streets, for a life of violence, theft, drugs and prostitution generally ending in early death." – from Manning Clark's foreword page 1. But, it is much more than that it is the story of hope and a chance of a better life. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Browning of the textblock edges and pages with some stains to the front fore text edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 111, [9 – of which eight are further titles from publishing house] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Australia; Children. ISBN: 0140092595. ISBN/EAN: 9780140092592. Inventory No: 0117296.
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