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The story of Danny Dunn: Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.

The story of Danny Dunn: Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.
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ISBN 9781742145778
Author Courtenay, Bryce, 1933-2012
Title The story of Danny Dunn [sound recording] / Bryce Courtenay ; read by Humphrey Bower.
Edition MP3 ed.
Publisher/Date Tullamarine, Vic. : Bolinda Audio, 2009.
Pagination etc. 2 sound discs (MP3 CD) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. ; in container.
Contents note Complete & unabridged.
MP3 CD.
Bolinda Audio: BAB 091135.
Performer note Read by Humphrey Bower.
Summary Note The Story of Danny Dunn is an Australian family saga centring on a working-class family of publicans who make their first mark in Balmain in the 1930s. In the 1930s, two opportunities existed for boys of Balmain, a working-class Sydney suburb: to be selected into Fort Street Boys School or to excel as a sportsman. At just sixteen years Danny Dunn has everything going for him: brains, looks, sporting aptitude and luck with the ladies. His parents run The Hero of Mafeking ('Maffos'), the favourite local watering hole, and the whole of Balmain is proud of Danny’s sporting prowess. His mother, though, steers Danny towards a university education; but with just six months of his degree to go he signs up for the AIF, driven by a desire to serve his country and plain wanderlust. Danny serves in south-east Asia, spends three and a half years as a POW, and returns a broken man, embittered and facially disfigured. He has told no one of his return, and as he sails towards the Balmain ferry terminal he knows his life in beloved Balmain will have nothing to do with the life he led before the war, and he is scared and overwhelmed by the need to sort himself out, find out who the hell he is.
Subject MP 3 cds can only be played on MP3 compatible sound systems
Talking books
Added Author Australia Social life and customs
Shelf Location MP3 COUR
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