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John Sheahan

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in Condamine, QLD, Australia
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John Sheahan has four passions: people, stories, stones and silence. They have in common power, beauty and mystery.
He and his wonderful wife of 35 years now live in Tasmania, having moved from Wagga Wagga in 2008. They have three children (one each in VIC, ACT and QLD) and one grandchild.
For thirty years, John taught English and learning skills in secondary schools in NSW and Tasmania, and language skills in TAFE and to overseas university students. A Masters Degree in Literature and Writing helped him transition from the classroom.
His first novel reflects his country roots and his desire to tell the (extraordinary) stories of ordinary folk.
He has just released his second book exploring Australian history, a non-fictional look at
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The Kapooka Tragedy: Rememb...

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