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Fremantle Press Treasures: Stories from Suburban Road

Written by T.A.G. Hungerford


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T.A.G. Hungerford’s highly acclaimed, bestselling autobiographical short stories recount his childhood in semi-rural suburbia in the 1920s and 1930s. Bird-nesting and school days, crabbing and swimming in the Swan River, Chinese market gardens and the old corner store are all brought to life through the eyes of an inquisitive, adventurous boy.


To celebrate over forty years of publishing, Fremantle Press presents the TREASURES series. These special editions of much-loved Australian stories will be a treasure for those who know them and a treat for new readers.

ISBN 9781925163636 (Hardback)
Formats A Format (181 x 111mm) (Hardback)
Categories Book Club Reads
Autobiography, Biography & Memoir
Short Stories & Anthologies
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Fremantle Press Treasures
Publisher Fremantle Press
Edition 2nd
Publication Year 2016
Pages 312
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    T.A.G. Hungerford

    Thomas Arthur Guy Hungerford was born in 1915 and grew up in South Perth. He served as a soldier in World War II before travelling to Japan with the British Commonwealth Occupation Force after the war. In 1948 he moved to Canberra, where he worked for the Australian War Memorial and began to write. In 1988 the T.A.G. Hungerford Award for unpublished Australian writers was created in his name. He died in 2011. Read more