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Ray Parkin‚Äôs Odyssey
June 3, 2013 @ 10:30 pm - June 4, 2013 @ 12:30 am
Join Pattie Wright, who from interviews with Ray together with first time access to his diaries and extensive archive, wrote his recently published biography, Ray Parkin‚Äôs Odyssey, as she speaks on this chronicler of HMAS Perth, his beloved ship and those who did and did not return.
Ray Parkin was a sailor first and foremost.
He then found himself a POW on the Thai Burma railway and in Japan.
From those harrowing experiences came the highly regarded wartime trilogy Out of the Smoke, Into the Smother and The Sword and the Blossom.
Pattie Wright interviewed Ray and accessed his diaries and extensive archive to write his recently published biography, Ray Parkin‚Äôs Odyssey.
In this lecture Pattie speaks on this chronicler of HMAS Perth, his beloved ship and those who did and did not return.
For more information on Ray Parkin and author Pattie Wright, visit http://www.rayparkin.com.au/