Romulus, My Father

Romulus, My Father by Raimond Gaita
ISBN
9781876485177
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
Pages
224
Dimensions
128 x 198 x 15mm

Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son soon after the end of World War II. Tragic events were to overtake them.

Raimond Gaita has an extraordinary story to tell about growing up with his father amid the stony paddocks and flowing grasses of country Australia. Written simply and movingly, 'Romulus, My Father' is about how a compassionate and honest man taught his son the meaning of living a decent life. It is about passion, betrayal and madness, about friendship and the joy and dignity of work, about character and fate, affliction and spirituality.

No one will read this wonderful book without an enhanced sense of the possibilities of being alive.
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Romulus Gaita fled his home in his native Yugoslavia at the age of thirteen, and came to Australia with his young wife Christine and their four-year-old son soon after the end of World War II. Tragic events were to overtake them.

Raimond Gaita has an extraordinary story to tell about growing up with his father amid the stony paddocks and flowing grasses of country Australia. Written simply and movingly, 'Romulus, My Father' is about how a compassionate and honest man taught his son the meaning of living a decent life. It is about passion, betrayal and madness, about friendship and the joy and dignity of work, about character and fate, affliction and spirituality.

No one will read this wonderful book without an enhanced sense of the possibilities of being alive.
ISBN:
9781876485177
Publication Date:
01 / 09 / 2012
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
128 x 198 x 15mm

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