Bio: ?the story of Australia?s white settlement. It empties the vacuum cleaner with which modern Australians are at last cleaning under the carpet where for generations the dust of truth has been swept.
?from his first days at Sydney Cove he lives the shame of a nation?s founding.
?the aborigine too finds his securities shattered, faced with the terrible realisation that his heritage is crumbling.
The butt of intimidation and victimisation, he questions past standards and wrestles with new. Threatened securities become shattered. He can but dream of a world where there is compassion and dignity.
Disparaged that in the convict heart is only shame for his world he discovers in the black man?s culture, solace and dignity. Yet the shame will not die.
Kev Richardson unveils more intrigue in distant lands?all true dramas! Three distinctive true tales are, in Brogan Abroad, threaded into a single adventure. Brogan plans none--all three are thrust upon him and all three are life-threatening. Each destines his future to having his throat slit in some dark alley? Yet what can a man do, he laments, when to accomplish one I must fail at another? While hiding out in Thailand from a Sydney cocaine cartel, he becomes involved in smuggling high-profile ... more info>>
A Yokel in Savile Row (Savile Row in London's West End has for centuries, and remains, the street of Gentlemen's tailors -- they dress Royalty, Prime Ministers, Generals and wealthy Writers, Poets and notable socialites.)
South America is a unique magnet to adventurous tourists, rightfully boasting some of the most alluring natural resources of the planet--highest waterfall, widest and most voluminous waterfall, greatest wildlife wetland, longest and most spectacular mountain range, the least explored jungles still home to primitive tribes--and the incredible realisation that here are millions of people still totally unaware of the rest of the world. Brogan and Becky find unexpected adventure at every turn.
?third in the trio after Letitia Munro and To Plough Van Diemen's Land, telling true stories of Australia's founding convicts. It continues the tale of a pioneering family transforming the world's biggest prison into a land of free enterprise and pride. Having grown up in the shadows of their parents' pasts, children face the traumas of holding heads high in a society of change, a change intent on sweeping convict pasts under carpets as even educators lie to them. Parents agonise over preparing ... more info>>