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Albert facey house is an eight storey building on the corner of 469 wellington veteran albert barnett facey, author of the australian classic a fortunate life. Bush schooling - chapters 9 - 25title tells us that facey is uneducated up to this point, which would be considered strange these daysmy birthday went. A visit to the albert facey homestead gives a unique insight into the life of the author of `a fortunate life' in the early 1900s.
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The remarkable story of an 'ordinary' man bert facey's childhood ended when he was eight years old that was when his grandmother had to send him away to . A fortunate life is an autobiography by albert facey published in 1981, nine months before his death it chronicles his early life in western australia, his. James hurst, in 'the mists of time and the fog of war: a fortunate life and ab facey's gallipoli experience' (2010), notes anomalies in facey's account of.
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