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Ten Remarkable Australians: who left their mark on the world - but were forgotten Hardcover – Aug by Ian MacFarlane (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover, Aug "Please retry" $ $/5(1). The Ten Remarkable Australians each made their mark on the world through their achievements.
They became well known – even famous – for a time, but their memory has faded. Ian Macfarlane brings them alive again for modern readers in these admirably The remarkable Australians book accounts of their lives.
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Ian Macfarlane AC is an Australian economist and was Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, from to 17 September He has not let retirement end his endeavours, however, and is now the author of a new book, The Remarkable Australians, that puts together the stories of ten remarkable Australians who.
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