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In Stories from the Heart, Greg Keynes, best-selling author of The Flying Bushman, returns with a new gripping collection of stories about life experiences in the outback, as if you were across the kitchen table. It’s hard work and pleasure and pain a plenty, with liberal doses of humor to get the job done.
Greg re-examines his own life experiences as a non-fiction memoir writer, but doesn’t just tell personal stories, allowing himself to view his life’s tales through a critical lens and objectively identifies moments of growth and or trauma that contribute to who he is as a person.
Stories from the Heart
Greg Keynes – The Flying Bushman, Stories from the Heart.
From the author of the bestselling title: The Flying Bushman: The Australian Story of life above the Land.
The subtitle says it all, really – these stories come straight from the heart of a man who loves his native country, fellow Australians, and his life as a bushman/stockman. They are accounts of humanity in a harsh environment, difficulties overcome, and humour in any situation. Greg’s stories cover relationships between people and their animals, and some remarkable feats of animal tenacity, such as dogs taking total responsibility for stock even when they are not under the scrutiny of their master. The straightforward writing style makes for ease of reading, and reflects the honesty and realism in these true-life tales. Greg’s adventures, not only in Australia, but also during a sojourn to Europe as a young man, are universal in appeal; be prepared to smile, wonder and enjoy…