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watcher on the cast-iron balcony

Hal Porter

watcher on the cast-iron balcony

an Australian autobiography.

by Hal Porter

  • 282 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Faber .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published (B63-14706) 1963.

The Physical Object
Pagination255p.,19cm
Number of Pages255
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19381348M

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In short, this book is like reading primary historial sources based on the first two decades of what was then a quite ordinary life. Hal Porter starts with his earliest memories, about his parents at their house in inner suburban Melbourne - including watching life in the street from his cast iron balcony.4/5.

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