By Jim Brigginshaw
Marked through the occasions of the good Flood of 1893 and the formation of the 1st miners’ unions, Over My useless physique is an Australian epic; a literary feat exemplifying a writer’s craftsmanship and commitment to bringing historical past alive.
This e-book places Australia’s present resource-driven prosperity into context via displaying the everyday struggles of normal employees simply attempting to get by.
With panoramic issues resembling Lawrence’s Sons and fans, this completely researched, award- profitable retrospective will surely remind its readers of the $64000 position unions have earned in today’s society.
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