Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Hunt

Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia download free [PDF and Ebook] by David Hunt year 2013
  • Book name: Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia
  • Author: David Hunt
  • Release date: 2013/7/23
  • Publisher: BLACK INC.
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Funny Books and Stories
  • ISBN: 9781863956116
  • Rating: 9.15 of 10
  • Votes: 357
  • Review by: Sasha Casas
  • Review rating: 9.08 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Total pages: 286
  • Includes a PDF summary of 34 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia . . . In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macquarie - the cock-ups and curiosities, the forgotten eccentrics and Eureka moments that have made us who we are. Girt introduces forgotten heroes like Mary McLoghlin, transported for the crime of 'felony of sock', and Trim the cat, who beat a French monkey to become the first animal to circumnavigate Australia. It recounts the misfortunes of the escaped Irish convicts who set out to walk from Sydney to China, guided only by a hand-drawn paper compass, and explains the role of the coconut in Australia's only military coup. Our nation's beginnings are steeped in the strange, the ridiculous and the frankly bizarre. Girt proudly reclaims these stories for all of us. Not to read it would be un-Australian. 'A sneaky, sometimes shocking peek under the dirty rug of Australian history.' John Birmingham
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H15M12S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Australasian & Pacific History, Funny Books & Stories
  • Available formats: MOBI, XPS, WORD, HTMLZ, DOC, TXT, EPUB, PDF. Compressed in RAR, RPM, CPIO, LZO, ZIP, CBZ
  • Download servers: Google Drive, Torrentz2, FileWhopper, Microsoft OneDrive, FreakShare, Hotfile
  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 25.49 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x232x18mm
  • Weight: 479.99g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Melbourne, Australia
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