Peter FitzSimons





Peter FitzSimons


Born
in Peats Ridge, New South Wales, Australia
June 29, 1961

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Peter FitzSimons is one of Australia’s most prominent and successful media and publishing identities. His busy professional life involves co-hosting the breakfast program on Sydney's Radio 2UE, writing weekly columns for the Sydney Morning Herald and Sun Herald newspapers, appearing on Foxtel's Back Page television show and, when time permits, authoring best-selling books. A correspondent for London's Daily Telegraph as well, he is also in high demand as a guest speaker and presenter

Average rating: 4.06 · 5,011 ratings · 658 reviews · 36 distinct works · Similar authors
Nancy Wake

4.09 avg rating — 1,054 ratings — published 2001 — 15 editions
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Batavia

4.11 avg rating — 970 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Kokoda

4.18 avg rating — 712 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Tobruk

4.14 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 2006 — 14 editions
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Mawson: And the Ice Men of ...

4.13 avg rating — 238 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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Gallipoli

4.23 avg rating — 240 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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Eureka: The Unfinished Revo...

3.86 avg rating — 232 ratings — published 2012 — 12 editions
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The Ballad of Les Darcy

3.73 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2015 — 9 editions
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A Simpler Time

3.88 avg rating — 183 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Ned Kelly: The Story of Aus...

4.14 avg rating — 175 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
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“We had a teacher called Fanny Menlove, and I remember once when she was out of the room Nancy went up to the blackboard and wrote it backward - Menlove Fanny - and we all fell around laughing. She got into big trouble, but she didn't seem to mind. She had no fear.”
Peter FitzSimons, Nancy Wake

“and it must be remembered that the men whose desires lead them to the untrodden paths of the world have generally marked individuality.”
Peter FitzSimons, Mawson: And the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen.

“hegemony in the Pacific was the great South Land”
Peter FitzSimons, Kokoda

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