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Working Class Boy, by Jimmy Barnes

Working Class Boy covers Jimmy's early years beginning in Glasgow, Scotland and then moving to Australia. Life was difficult in both places but at least the weather was nice and warm in Australia.

Who Killed Jim Barclay?, by Wallace Mortimer

The murders of Jim Barclay and John Bamford in late 1917 at Wonnangatta Station near Myrtleford in Victoria is a fascinating mystery. The book covers the theories and paints a picture of the setting with historical stories about many of the locals of the time.

The Big Book of Australian History

It's a good overall history of Australia but not much detail. There are no diagrams illustrating concepts from the text. It does feature great quality images and drawings from the periods being discussed.