Banjo: The Story of the Man Who Wrote Waltzing Matilda

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In 1886, a nervous young lawyer and aspiring writer met the editor of a radical new paper to discuss the possibility of publishing some poetry. He thought his 'fractured verses' would not stand the test of time. The editor believed otherwise and in the years that followed, Banjo Paterson became Australia's most-loved and influential poet.In a life that took him from a bush boyhood to the battlefields of South Africa and the turmoil of the Great War, Banjo Paterson rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous. But the heroes of ...

Banjo: The Story of the Man Who Wrote Waltzing Matilda 2014, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

ISBN-13: 9781743317976

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