Our Surry Hills Our Home

Our Surry Hills Our Home

by George Cassar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781787105294
Publisher: Austin-Macauley Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 02/28/2018
Pages: 174
Sales rank: 1,327,974
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.47(d)

About the Author

The story of George Cassar is not unlike any other working class person. Born in Malta and migrating with his family to Australia, he is one of nine siblings that lived through very difficult times, yet through the hardships of life, it wasn’t without love and laughter.

George was forced to leave school at the age of fourteen, but through great determination, managed to acquire his indenture papers as a fully qualified Graphic Artist as well as owning two businesses.

After many years of fulfillment and even though it came late in life, George’s direction changed dramatically when he decided to put aside his profession in favor of putting pen to paper.

When it comes to creating scenes and characters, George’s passion for writing is clearly identified, and he leaves no doubt that his stories seem to fuse naturally with his past.

He brings so much freshness and honesty to his stories that he feels he’s actually playing each character he creates.

What he offers up in OUR SUURY HILLS OUR HOME is what he truly feels gave him the opportunity to live through some very memorable times and events depicted in this book.

Table of Contents

Prologue 12

Chapter 1 A New Beginning 21

Chapter 2 The Demanding Fifties 32

Chapter 3 (Part 1) The Swinging Sixties 54

Chapter 3 (Part 2) The Swinging Sixties 70

Chapter 4 (Part 1) Late Sixties - Infectious Surry Hills 95

Chapter 4 (Part 2) Late Sixties - Infectious Surry Hills 107

Chapter 5 Early Seventies - Life in the Fast Lane 125

Chapter 6 (Part 1) The Eighties - Saying Goodbye 146

Chapter 6 (Part 2) The Eighties - Saying Goodbye 159

Epilogue 170

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