- Eyewitness: Australians Write from the Front-line
Eyewitness: Australians Write from the Front-line
This book includes a selection of writings from Australia's wars by many fine writer-reporters.
The settings range from the beach at ANZAC Cove to the Kokoda Track, from desert dugouts to a hotel in Baghdad. Eyewitness shows how Australian war correspondents, official and unofficial, have written with courage and conviction, under pressure of censorship and physical and technical hardship. Writers include - Monica Attard, C.E.W Bean, Wilfred Burchett, Pat Burgess, Tony Clifton, W.H. Downing, G.H. Fearnside, Cameron Forbes, Garrie Hutchinson, Ion Idriess, Charles Jager, Betty Jeffrey, George Johnston, Frank Legg, Hugh Lunn, Irris Makler, Gilbert Mant, John Martinkus, Paul McGeough, Gary McKay, Alan Moorehead, Lindsay Murdoch, Ray Parkin, Rohan Rivett, E.J. Rule, Peter Ryan, Kenneth Slessor, Geoffrey Tebbutt, Osmar White and Chester Wilmot.
Details: Non-fiction, published 2005.
Format: Soft cover, 464 pages.
Dimensions: 23.4 cm (h) x 15.4 cm (w) x 3.3 cm (d) / 692 grams.