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April 10 @ 12:00 pm 2:00 pm

Ross McMullin is an award-winning historian and biographer, a renowned storyteller and an
entertaining speaker.

His multi-biography Farewell, Dear People was awarded the Prime Minister’s Prize for Australian History, and in his new sequel Life So Full of Promise, Ross has again combined prodigious research and narrative flair in a collection of interwoven family stories about forgotten Australians who had radiant potential.

The rich cast of characters in Life So Full of Promise includes a popular doctor, a brilliant cricketer (Ross played first- grade District cricket for The University of Melbourne), and an exceptionally talented graduate – also from The University of Melbourne – who was a potential prime minister.

With their families and friends also conspicuous in the narratives, Life So Full of Promise is a revealing window into this defining era for Australia. It illuminates what the war was like at home and at the sharp end.

Come and hear Ross talk about Life So Full of Promise. You’ll be enlightened, entertained and moved as he brings these extraordinary yet unknown Australians back to life. Life So Full of Promise has been shortlisted for a national prize, the Nib Literary Award.

Dine in: Members $39, non-members $44
Virtual: Members $10, non-members $15

$10 – $44

The Graduate Union of The University of Melbourne

03 9347 3428

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Graduate House

University of Melbourne, 220 Leicester Street
Carlton, VIC Australia
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