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Anthony Brown was born in England and served in the British Army during 1944-1948. He migrated to Australia in 1953, and has lived in Adelaide since 1969. Ill-Starred Captains reflects his long-standing interest in Australian maritime history. Now retired, he is a former chief librarian of the SA Institute of Technology, and director of learning resources in the SA department of TAFE. He was historical adviser to the Encounter 2002 event in South Australia, celebrating the bicentenary of the 1801-1803 British and French voyages of discovery.
Runner-up, Australian Maritime History Book Prize, 2003
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Light Horse Boy at Bologna
Fremantle Press illustrators are again set to shine at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair in March 2014. Drawings from Light Horse Boy will feature in the Australian Publishers Association exhibition Hello! from Australia while The Last Viking and Dreamers will feature in the exhibition’s book showcase.