By: Ventura, John

Price: $28.50

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good

136pp. Unpaginated b/white plates (one full colour), line-drawings, and facsimiles, throughout. Book clean and square. Illustrated card wrapper has (price) sticker removal damage on front, else good. Textblock has occasional ball-point pen underlining (mostly names) throughout. The memoirs of little 'Johnny' Ventura, born in 1934 to a Sicilian migrant father and Danish mother, is a collection of Collingwood (Victoria) memoirs, adventures, stories and anecdotes of the author's life in this diverse Melbourne suburb and surrounds, from 1934 to the 1950s . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction. Part 1/ Family Background and Childhood. 2/ Fish Shop, Market and School. 3/ My Youth. 4/ A Tribute to My Mother . . . Notes and Refs. Book weight approx. 820g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote.

Title: GROWING UP IN COLLINGWOOD 1934-1955. A Memoir

Author Name: Ventura, John

Categories: Australian Biography, Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Reservoir, Victoria, Australia, Author (John Ventura): 2005

ISBN Number: 06464533653

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - approx. 29cm x 21cm

Seller ID: 013869

Keywords: Local History, Memoirs, Recollections, Collingwood Victoria, Australia, Social Life, Ventura, John, 1934-