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Earnest Escapades

Ernest Forras

ISBN 10: 0646178385 / ISBN 13: 9780646178387
Published by Self (Forras), Melbourne, 1994
Condition: As New Hardcover
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Forras's escapades trace the journey of a young officer in the Hungarian army in WW2 who escapes to France, finds peace in the French Alps and later migrates to Australia where he transfers his mountain passison to Mt Buller in 1952. For the next 40 years he is a leading pioneer of Australia's snowfields with occasional trips to Switzerland, France and Colorado ; but it is his Australian escapades that are fast, furious, political and passionate and -sub-title- "Seriously for fun only." with 34 pp of superb photos of many, Mr Buller blossoming and his many companions inc Frank Sedgman, Wolfie Blass and others - also a panorama of Melbourne from the fifties onward. Forras splashes the title page with a bold signature and greetings to his wife Judy , family and numerous friends. Bookseller Inventory # 002445

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Title: Earnest Escapades

Publisher: Self (Forras), Melbourne

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: As New

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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