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The Bicycle and the Bush: Man and Machine in Rural Australia by [Jim Fitzpatrick]

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B0053D0ZGI
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Star Hill Studio (29 May 2011)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 6413 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 250 pages
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Jim Fitzpatrick grew up in southern California, where he graduated from UCLA. After serving with the Peace Corps in El Salvador, he moved to Australia, where he has spent most of his adult life and professional career. He earned a PhD in Human Sciences at the Australian National University.

Jim is the author of several books and numerous articles and reports on history, education, urban planning, health, and cycling. The Australian Logie Award-winning film, ‘Tracks of Glory’, was based on his book, Major Taylor in Australia.

He has served as Executive Administrator of the Australian Spinal Research Foundation; Project Director for a National Library of Australia Oral History program; Director of Major Gifts for the Salvation Army; Research Officer with the Education Department of Western Australia; and has taught in the Universities of Natal, Western Australia, and New England.

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