Outback Penguin: Richard Lane's Barwell Diaries
$49.99 ABI 9781863958172
Richard Lane was one of three brothers of the publishing house, Penguin Books. At the age of fourteen in 1922, he set sail for Adelaide under the auspices of the Barwell Scheme and began work as a farm apprentice in rural South Australia. Richard's diaries offer an insight into the life of a young man coming of age in a foreign landscape. It offers a personal account of what life in Australia was like all those decades ago.