Simpson and the Donkey

Simpson and the Donkey

The Making of A Legend

Book - 2013
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The simple tale of Simpson and his donkey is the pre-eminent legend of heroism. It is the story of a humble water-carrier, a rescuer of wounded men, a tale of compassion, stoic persistence, with a tragic end. His tale is an integral part of the Anzac story. Across time, a simple tale can acquire a complicated history. This is what happened to the man with the donkey and is the subject of this book, Simpson's 'afterlife', the legend.
Publisher: Carlton, Victoria, Melbourne University Publishing,, 2013.
Edition: Aniversary edition revised edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013.
ISBN: 9780522866032
Characteristics: xix, 296 pages : illustrations, portraits, facsimilies ; 20 cm.

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